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IR Update: 30 August 2017

DISPUTES AND INDUSTRIAL ACTION 10111 call centre operators back on strike The SA Policing Union (Sapu) has confirmed that its members working at 10111 call centres is again on strike since Friday afternoon.  Their work stoppage was postponed for a few days, giving rival union, the Police and Prisons Civil Rights Union (Popcru), time to [...]

IR Update: 23 July 2017

DISPUTES AND INDUSTRIAL ACTION Possible national health laboratory strike The National Health Laboratory Services (NHLS) gave assurances that it was working on contingency plans to ensure that pathology services were provided despite a looming wage strike.  This came as the health department convened a meeting on Tuesday to try and broker an agreement between the [...]

IR Update: 16th July 2017

DISPUTES AND INDUSTRIAL ACTION Strike at national parks The Health and Other Service Personnel Trade Union of SA (Hospersa) announced that it has filed a notice to strike at all national parks across the country as from Monday after CCMA intervention failed.  They are demanding a 9% wage increase, while the parks’ management is offering [...]

IR Update: 9 July 2017

DISPUTES AND INDUSTRIAL ACTION Pretoria Zoo The National Trade Union Congress (NTUC)‚ which represents about 120 general workers‚ has commenced protected strike action at the Pretoria Zoo in support of their demand that a work week agreed upon in 2009 be set aside. They are also demanding to be paid overtime for working on weekends. [...]

IR Update: 2 July 2017

DISPUTES AND INDUSTRIAL ACTION Sibanye’s Cooke operations to resume operations Production at Sibanye’s Cooke operations, near Randfontein, is set to resume on Monday 3 July 2017.  This follows nearly a month-long unprotected strike by workers after they were prohibited from taking food underground to prevent food from being provided to illegal miners by employees, following [...]