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IR Update: 28 August 2016

REMUNERATION AND COLLECTIVE BARGAINING Amcu and Sasol About 1,600 Sasol mining unit employees in Mpumalanga, commenced strike action after the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) could not come to a wage agreement with Sasol.  Jimmy Gama, Amcu’s national treasurer, reiterated the main demand remains a monthly salary of R12,500. Telkom and CWU After [...]

IR Update: 21 August 2016

REMUNERATION AND COLLECTIVE BARGAINING Gautrain The United National Transport Union (Untu) and Gautrain operator Bombela failed to reach an agreement at the CCMA following threats of union members going on strike due to a wage disagreement. The disagreement regarding whether the union could go on strike or not follows deadlocked wage negotiations with the [...]

IR Update: 14 August 2016

REMUNERATION AND COLLECTIVE BARGAINING Eskom agreement Agreement on wage increases of between 8,5% and 10% as well as improvements to other conditions of employment was reached in the Eskom wage negotiations. The two-year agreement provides for increases of 8% in the second year. Both the Num (whose Paris Mashego was instrumental in [...]

IR Update: 7 August 2016

REMUNERATION AND COLLECTIVE BARGAINING Petrol strike With the so-called Perol Strike entering its second week, employers in the petroleum sector have agreed to resume negotiations with the striking Chemical Energy Paper Printing Wood and Allied Workers’ Union (Ceppwawu). With 15,000 Ceppwawu members allegedly on strike, the union is demanding a 9% wage increase and [...]