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SACCAWU Strikes at Various Establishments

1 August 2013 Statement on various strikes led by SACCAWU.  Introduction:  Currently SACCAWU is involved in two strikes in which close to 400 workers are participating, while further two strikes are scheduled to commence on the 1st and the 2nd of August respectively. Of the two coming strikes, the first involve more than 200 workers, while the second cover a …

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National Bargaining Council for the Road Freight and Logistics Industry (NBCRFI) Strike.

National Bargaining Council for the Road Freight and Logistics Industry (NBCRFI) Strike. 20 April 2013  The NBCRFI staff, members of SACCAWU are to embark on a national strike from Monday 22 April 2013. This Bargaining Council staff are the first to join a Union and embark on a National Strike. The strike will affect all offices of the Bargaining Council …

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National Bargaining Council for the Road Freight and Logistics Industry (NBCRFI) strike.

20 April 2013   National Bargaining Council for the Road Freight and Logistics Industry (NBCRFI) strike.  The NBCRFI staff, members of SACCAWU are to embark on a national strike from Monday 22 April 2013. This Bargaining Council staff are the first to join a Union and embark on a National Strike. The strike will affect all offices of the Bargaining …

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Why We On Strike at OK Furnishers and House & Home

WHY WE’RE STRIKING AT OK FURNISHERS AND HOUSE & HOME 5 December 2012  Today throughout the country workers and the poor compel us to see and choose sides. The high levels of poverty, inequality and poverty are the source of many struggles and strikes. These struggles and strikes by workers and the poor compel us to see this inequalities and …

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OK Furnishers and Home & House Prepares for National Strike

OK Furnishers and Home & House Mobilises for National Strike. 30 November 2012 After a vibrant and militant march through the streets of Johannesburg where SACCAWU members at OK Furnishers and Home & House handed over a memorandum workers have decided to embark on a national strike from 6 – 8 December. On 16 November more than 300 hundred workers …

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SACCAWU Support Striking Farmworkers

15 November 2012  SACCAWU fully support the striking farmworkers, their demands and the leadership role played by COSATU to defend these extremely vulnerable and low earning workers. Like the mine workers earlier this year, farm workers are hidden behind the fences of farms, they work under horrendous conditions, they live in appalling conditions in a sector notorious for the brutality …

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SACCAWU Statement on Miners Strikes in Rustenburg

SACCAWU Press release on the strikes in the mining sector.  SACCAWU support the handling by COSATU and the NUM of the ongoing disputes in the mining sector. These strikes, while unprotected, are also an expression of what COSATU and her affiliates have been warning against for more than a decade, we are sitting on a time bomb! A time bomb …

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Woolworths Plans to Retrench Large Numbers of Workers

Woolworths now plan to retrench large numbers of workers 6 September 2012  Hardly a week after vehement denials by Woolworths’ spokespersons to the media that they do not intend retrenching workers, we are now informed of the planned retrenchments of about 177 workers. This follows shortly after it was brought to the attention of the Union, by members, that the …

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CLICKS National Strike

Press Release SACCAWU – 1 December 2011 Clicks National Strike Kick-Off  An overwhelming majority of Clicks staff started their strike today. SACCAWU membership levels at Clicks constitutes a vast majority of employees within the bargaining unit and Union members have come out on strike from today 1st December in support of their wage demand for R397 increase across the board. …

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CLICKS Workers Set To Strike

SACCAWU Press Release 23 November 2011 CLICKS Workers Set To Go On Strike From 1st December 2011 SACCAWU members at Clicks will embark on a protected strike from, the 1st of December 2011, in pursuance of the struggle for a living wage and in support of their demand for decent wage increase. The workers demand R397-00 across the board, whilst …

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