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Gautrain security guards face retrenchment after a fare hike, unless they waive bonuses

But more than half the guards are standing firm, refusing to sign the waiver.

Civil service wage deal under threat

The state's bid to claw back 0.6% under a previous agreement has thrown a spanner in the works.

Amcu rejects latest platinum settlement offer

Amcu has come out strongly against the latest offer to end the three-month-long strike in the platinum sector demanding an "honourable settlement".

NUM: Even animals are treated better than us

NUM members from Northam Platinum have marched to their employer's offices demanding better wages and the resignation of CEO Glyn Lewis.

Amcu may settle for less than R12.5k wage demand

The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union has lowered its demand of R12 500 a month for workers at Impala Platinum, says the union.

NUM consults with Northam mine on revised wage offer

Following strikes over the weekend, the National Union of Mineworkers says it will meet to discuss a revised wage offer tabled by Northam mine.

Petrol attendant strike: Numsa rejects wage offer

The National Union of Metalworkers of SA has rejected an increased wage offer as the petrol and motor retail sector enters its fourth strike day.

Coal trading soars as wage negotiations spook buyers

SA's coal trading has hit a six-week high as buyers stocked up on the mineral ahead of their winters after unions declared a wage dispute.

Unions scoff at gold miners’ 5.5% wage offer

The NUM and Solidarity have laughed off the wage and living allowance increase put forward, adding to fears over strike action in the sector.

Unions, gold sector declare wage dispute

Bruising wage negotiations between goldminers and workers look to have stalled after unions declared an official wage dispute.

Farmers take stock of wage hikes

Agricultural unions are urging their members to apply to the labour department for exemptions.

Many facets to proposed youth wage subsidy

The debate over youth wage subsidies has heated up since the ANC decided to support it.

Farmworkers reach wage agreement in Clanwilliam

Farmworkers in Clanwilliam have reached an agreement that could signal the end of the farmworkers' strike in the Western Cape, says Cosatu.

Inequality gap closes as the state’s wage bill swells

Ballooning government wages are helping to close the income inequality gap between white and black South Africans.

Miners return to work at Amplats

Employees of Anglo American Platinum in Rustenburg and Pilanesberg north have returned to work.

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