Former police minister Nathi Mthethwa denied on Monday he was under political pressure to intervene in the deadly mining strike at Marikana in Rustenburg two years ago.
CONCERNS of violence in the metals and engineering strike prompted employers to write to national police commissioner Riah Phiyega twice, Seifsa said on Thursday.
Platinum producers and Amcu have signed a settlement agreement.
Unions Numsa and Satawu were at each other’s throats today, as each blamed the other for the violence in the transport sector strike at the Ngqura container terminal outside Port Elizabeth.
TODAY the Daily Dispatch launches a mass petition to urge the Buffalo City Metropolitan executive mayor Zukiswa Ncitha, the South African Municipal Workers Union (Samwu) and the South African Local Government Association (Salga) to go back to the negotiating table to end the 11-day strike by metro employees.
IN A year without major teacher union action, the Eastern Cape maintained its record of marginal improvement in the matric pass rate.
BUSINESS needs to take the lead to resolve labour strife by continuing social dialogue with workers and seeking collective solutions to unemployment‚ the International Labour Organisation’s (ILO’s) director in South Africa, Vic van Vuuren, says.