Thousands of workers may have been out on the streets of South Africa to protest the minimum wage On Wednesday under the South Africa Federation of Trade Unions.
South African Federation of Trade Unions (Saftu) in KwaZulu-Natal has accused government of failing the workers with the national minimum wage of R20 an hour.
Deputy Minister of Finance Mondli Gungubele says it will cost approximately R60 billion to privatise the cash strapped SAA.
DA leader Mmusi Maimane says growing township economies through supporting entrepreneurs is one step closer to getting rid of tenderpreneurs as well as decreasing the number of people relying on the state for income.
Economic analyst Ayabonga Cawe says although he thinks R20 minimum wage is little and people should be paid more, it is however a good starting point for South Africans.
Deputy President, David Mabuza, says a positive change in investor sentiments in the South African economy will support President Cyril Ramaphosa's call to meet a goal of 100 billion dollars in foreign direct investment over the next 5 years.
Workers who are participating in the labour federation Saftu organised march have arrived at the office of Gauteng premier David Makhura in the Johannesburg CBD where they will hand over a memorandum.
Labour federation SAFTU's general-secretary Zwelinzima Vavi has called for strict discipline among members of unions affiliated to SAFTU who have started to march from Newtown, Johannesburg.
Unions representing bus drivers, including Satawu and Numsa are planning to approach Transport Minister Blade Nzimande to request him to urgently intervene in their wage negotiations with the employers.
Trade union NUMSA in the Northern Cape is expected to send thousands of its members to the march against the national minimum wage in Bloemfontein.
Scores of members of unions that are affiliated to labour federation SAFTU have embarked on a peaceful march in George in the Southern Cape.
Saftu General-Secretary, Zwelinzima Vavi says this strike is not just a Saftu strike but it is a workers’ demonstration against poverty, pay inequalities and status quo.
Labour Minister, Mildred Oliphant has accused the South African Federation of Trade Unions of misleading workers, saying it was part of discussions that led to an agreement on the minimum wage.
SAFTU's call for a stayaway appears to have fallen on deaf ears in the Buffalo City Metro which includes Bhisho, King Williams Town and East London in the Eastern Cape.
The South African Federation of Trade Unions has accused government of trying to divide South Africa into two countries by ignoring the workers' rights.
The Labour Department-facilitated wage talks between unions and bus companies have deadlocked.
The South African Federation of Trade Unions says it is ready to hold marches in several cities and towns around the country on Wednesday, as workers protest against the minimum wage.
South African Federation of Trade Unions (Saftu) President, Mack Chabalala, has reiterated that members from several other unions are prepared to join Wednesday’s strike.
Higher Education and Training Minister, Naledi Pandor wants the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (Nsfas) to get its house in order.
Numsa is calling on all its members to support Saftu's strike against the minimum wage on Wednesday.
The Chief Executive Officer of SAA Luvuyo Jarana has defended the sourcing of security services to protect top executives at the airliner. He says they were receiving threats.
The South African Federation of Trade Unions, SAFTU, says all workers should join its nationwide strike against the national minimum wage and the new labour laws.
The South African Transport and Allied Workers Union has confirmed that parties will re-enter talks on Tuesday, facilitated by the Department of Labour.
Political parties in Parliament's Communications Portfolio Committee are unanimous in wanting to remove Independent Communications Authority of South Africa Chairperson Rubben Mohlaloga.
The issue of mining rights and the voice of the communities in the proposed mining areas will be in the spotlight in the North Gauteng High Court this week. The Amadiba Crisis Committee is approaching the court to make a finding on existing mining legislation that it believes states a mining right cannot be issued […]
The Western Cape's lucrative property industry has survived the economically devastating drought which has almost brought other industries such agriculture and tourism to their knees.
Lily and Barbrook Gold mines in Barberton, Mpumalanga are set to be reopen in November.
Satawu has called on non-striking bus drivers to join their striking colleagues to put more pressure on the employer to return to the negotiating table.
Metrorail in the Western Cape says its services will add additional trips to assist commuters during the national bus strike.
Thousands of commuters are again expected to be stranded Monday morning due to the continuing nationwide bus strike.