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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South African tourism to be hit hard by coronavirus

The stream of about 100 000 Chinese tourists to South Africa each year has dried up for now, MPs told

Public transport inequality

The Competition Commission’s market inquiry reveals that South Africa’s public transport system remains skewed by class, advantaging middle- and high-income earners

Court date finally set for death in detention Haffejee inquest

Another apartheid-era death will be investigated after NPA pressured to finally act

Press Releases

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

New scheme to be launched following the biggest B-BBEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history

TFSAs are the gymnasts of the retirement savings world

The idea is to get South Africans to save, but it's best to do your research first to find out if a TFSA is really suited to your needs

Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences

Making sense of tax-free savings and investment

Have you made the most of your tax-free investment contributions?

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.