Strike

Solidarity plans for three-week Sasol strike over share scheme

Industrial action will start on Monday, but not all Solidarity members will down tools at the same time

EXPLAINER: Why Gautrain workers are on strike

​The United National Transport Union is demanding a basic salary increase of 10%

Uber: It’s drivers vs the corporate machine

A group of drivers have asked that the ride-hailing company reduce its service fee in light of the fuel price hike

Amcu workers too scared to strike

Union employees can legally strike over a wage dispute with the union but dissent is silenced and they fear being fired

NUM vs NUM: Union members clash in Stilfontein at election meeting

A fight broke out when a group of National Union of Mineworkers disrupted a meeting where new branch members had just been elected.

Government urges calm amid public sector strike fears

Labour unions in wage negotiations have left the bargaining table, insisting that the state violated a recent increase agreement.

Political risk claims lower in 2014

State insurer Sasria saw an increase in profit last year despite platinum workers downing tools for five months.

Metals sector faces further ructions

Smaller companies are not giving up on the fight against the current collective bargaining system in the metals sector.

Tsunami mining strike changes landscape

Retrenchments in the platinum mining sector are now all but inevitable, say labour experts.

Amcu claims victory, sombre mine bosses count the costs

While Amcu workers prepare to return to work on Wednesday after a successful strike, mine bosses have warned of a difficult rebuilding phase ahead.

Barbs fly in the battle of the unions

Blame for violence towards non-striking Transnet employees at Ngqura port in Coega, Eastern Cape, is being bandied about between Numsa and Satawu.

Lonmin on thin ice with ‘dysfunctional’ bid

There may be tactical and strategic reasons for Lonmin to bring "a losing case", say analysts.

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Tshwane water woes in court again

The municipality has been accused of deliberately derailing the contract to sort out toxic water crisis in Hammanskraal

Life in lockdown: Behind closed doors keeping out the coronavirus

South African students in China are staying behind closed doors due to the coronavirus outbreak

Apartheid criminals still at large

Corporations and banks that aided the apartheid regime have not been brought to book, so they continue to act with impunity

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

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Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

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Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it