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IR Update: 29 January 2017

DISPUTES AND INDUSTRIAL ACTIONS Unisa and Nehawu The University of SA (Unisa) and the National Health Education & Allied Workers’ Union (Nehawu) were due to resume talks last Friday after protest action at all its campuses over salary increases.  The university’s registration process was brought to a standstill on Thursday.  The university is offering workers a [...]

IR Update: 22 January 2016

DISPUTES AND INDUSTRIAL ACTION City of Tshwane: Temporary meter-readers About 50 meter-reading workers, whose temporary contracts will soon end, protested this week by allegedly keeping two senior municipal officials briefly hostage in their offices. Their demands included being appointed on a permanent basis and receiving a danger allowance.  The protesters said their action would continue [...]

IR Update: 15 January 2017

DISPUTES AND INDUSTRIAL ACTION Robertson Winery Following resolution of the 14-week strike at the end of 2016, a new dispute has arisen at Robertson Winery (RW), with workers accusing the company of not respecting the agreement signed in November.  The new dispute focus on the union allegation that RW has ignored the strike period in [...]