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.
MERCEDES-Benz South Africa halted production yesterday after the strike by car component manufacturers threw a spanner in the works.
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.
CHAOS erupted in East London’s main road yesterday as about 1 500 unruly students disrupted traffic.
Lockout until staff end strike and accept offer PROTESTING Walter Sisulu University (WSU) staff were barred from university campuses yesterday.