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IR Update: 24 December 2017

INDUSTRIAL ACTION Shoprite/Checkers strike action On Friday, thousands of Shoprite/Checkers workers, belonging to Cosatu affiliate Saccawu, went on a nationwide strike over working conditions. Many however returned for work today. The reason for the strike relates to demands for a guaranteed minimum number of working hours for part-time workers and the provision of safe [...]

IR Update: 17 December 2017

INDUSTRIAL ACTION Metalworkers’ union Limusa to continue wage strike at Agni Steel SA The Liberated Metalworkers Union of SA (Limusa) – who replaced Numsa in Cosatu as the union for members in the engineering and metals industry - indicated that it would proceed indefinitely with its wage strike at Agni Steel SA in Port [...]

IR Update: 10 December 2017

INDUSTRIAL ACTION United Association of SA and Denel The United Association of SA (Uasa) is seeking a mandate from workers at Denel about the legal action they want taken against the company for withholding their "self-funded" bonuses. The state-owned entity failed to pay employees the 13th cheque towards which they had contributed during 2017.  The union [...]

IR Update: 3 December 2017

INDUSTRIAL ACTION Numsa and United front picket at Eskom HO The National Union of Metalworkers of SA (Numsa) and the United Front picketed outside Eskom’s headquarters at Megawatt Park on Thursday and handed over a memorandum of demands focusing on Eskom’s request for a 19.9% tariff increase and labour brokering, amongst other matters.  The union [...]