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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. 


Strike looms as pass rate improves

IN A year without major teacher union action, the Eastern Cape maintained its record of marginal improvement in the matric pass rate.

Farm workers protest

Business must take to fore

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.

MBSA. Picture: File

New strike stops MBSA production

MERCEDES-Benz South Africa halted production yesterday after the strike by car component manufacturers threw a spanner in the works.


Pressure for Zuma to step in at WSU

ABOUT 2000 Walter Sisulu University students and staff members took to the streets yesterday as pressure mounted on President Jacob Zuma to intervene in the six-week-long strike crippling teaching at the institution.

TEACHING TIME: Disgruntled Walter Sisulu University students marched down Oxford Street and later gathered at East London’s College Street delivery site to vent their frustration over the university’s five-week labour impasse. Picture: MICHAEL PINYANA

WSU students vent frustration

CHAOS erupted in East London’s main road yesterday as about 1 500 unruly students disrupted traffic.

MBSA East London plant.

Numsa wage strike to hit car industry hard

SIX thousand Eastern Cape car industry workers are expected to down tools along with 25000 other National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa members on Monday.


WSU closed to protestors

Lockout until staff end strike and accept offer PROTESTING Walter Sisulu University (WSU) staff were barred from university campuses yesterday.

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