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IR Update: 27 August 2017

WAGE AND OTHER LABOUR NEGOTIATIONS Agreement in metals and engineering sector The Trade Unions (five are recognised amongst them Numsa) and SEIFSA signed agreement for the period 1 July 2017 to 30 June 2020 (3 years). The Agreement provides for 7% increases in 2017, 6,75% in 2018 and 6,5% in 2019. Employers represented by [...]

IR Update: 20 August 2017

DISPUTES AND INDUSTRIAL ACTION Satawu members at e-toll Collection Company protest at Transport Minister's office Members of the SA Transport and Allied Workers’ Union (Satawu) marched on the office of the Transport Minister on Thursday demanding intervention into “rampant abuse of power” by e-toll management.  The union accused the Road Traffic Infringement Agency and Centurion [...]

IR Update: 13 August 2017

DISPUTES AND INDUSTRIAL ACTION Saftu joins 10111 call centre strike picket The 10111 call centre strike intensified with the South African Federation of Trade Unions (Saftu) joining the industrial action since last Friday.  Picketing took place in Gauteng and the SA Policing Union's (Sapu’s) Oscar Skommere indicated that the union was pleased that Saftu had [...]

IR Update: 6 August 2017

DISPUTES AND INDUSTRIAL ACTION 10111 call centre operators back on strike Employees at the 10111 emergency call-centre are going ahead with their strike after not reaching an agreement with management on CCMA mediation regarding salary increases recommended by a task team set up by suspended police commissioner Riah Phiyega in 2013.  The SA Policing Union [...]