MoAfrika Maila, the spokesperson for Pastors Against Church Closures, told ‘The Citizen’ they believed that the consultation process over the closure of churches had not been inclusive.
CWU affiliated workers are forging ahead with a total blackout at the SABC following the march to the Union Buildings this week on the Section 189 process
Macsteel confirmed they had reached ‘a mutual consensus’ with Numsa late on Wednesday.
Many workers who have received Section 189 retrenchment notices ‘served the SABC with loyalty for years’, and have critical skills, said CWU general secretary Aubrey Tshabalala.
The drivers are demanding a pick up fee of R20 and then R6 per kilometre after the first two kilometres.
Numsa labelled Macsteel a ‘cold and calculating employer’ for letting the workers go during the festive season last year, but Macsteel said retrenchment processes began in June, and that Numsa was informed.

Protests BEMAWU joins CWU in protest to Union Building over SABC retrenchments

Trade union BEMAWU says its members will join sister union CWU as they take to the streets over the ongoing retrenchment process at the SABC, since the public broadcaster does not want to conduct the process fairly.

Protests Numsa protesting nationwide to demand that ‘retrenched’ workers be reinstated

‘It is simply inhumane to retrench workers during a deadly pandemic, especially during Christmas, which is what this management did’, the trade union said.

Cricket Proteas forced to charter last-minute flight in dash to Pakistan

A team spokesperson confirmed on Sunday that Cricket South Africa had to make urgent late arrangements after an announcement from Emirates Airlines.

Protests A protected strike is SABC staff’s ‘only defence’ as layoffs loom, says Bemawu

‘We were quite sad to receive a letter a few days ago where the SABC basically said, employees do not have any right in terms of the extended consultation process.

Protests Zikalala slams KwaSizabantu protest which resulted in 48 infections

Zikalala said the province was prepared for the second wave and had cancelled all major events as a precaution.

Protests Uber Eats SA drivers strike postponed

The strike which started last Friday was against actions by Uber Eats South Africa of lowering the fee paid to drivers per delivery.

Protests ‘Come to the party or Uber Eats SA drivers strike continues’

The Uber Eats drivers strike which started on Friday is against actions by Uber Eats South Africa of lowering the fee paid to drivers per delivery.

Protests Organisations for visually impaired protest against ‘apartheid era’ copyright law

Government needs to fast track the bill so blind people can access knowledge, the organisations have argu

Protests Workers, community protest against KwaSizabantu Mission after 20 workers fired

Another worker, who attended the protest on Thursday, but who wished to remain anonymous, said she received a final written warning after the strike last month.

Protests Durban refinery blast: Residents who want answers tell Engen: ‘Prepare for war’

In their memorandum of demands, the community accuses Engen of polluting the local environment. They say there have been several explosions in the area since the late 1990s.

Protests Court again postpones Brackenfell school’s EFF protest interdict bid

The interdict application by Brackenfell High School’s school governing body was due to have been heard in the Western Cape High Court on Wednesday.

Protests Protesting Nehawu members hand over demands to Mabuza at Aids Day event (video)

The protesting community healthcare workers say the Department of Health should employ them on a permanent basis.

Protests Kruger’s Malelane gate closed amid planned EFF protest action

The gate has been closed as a precautionary measure, and visitors urged to use the Crocodile Bridge, Pambeni, or Paul Kruger gates as alternatives.

Protests Two people die as Limpopo protest march ends in tragedy

A woman collapsed and died while allegedly being chased by police, while two protesters – of whom one died – were shot in an alleged scuffle with a taxi driver.




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