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Nedan Oil Strike – Northern Region

1 August 2013 Nedan Oil Strike – Northern Region This factory is based in Mokopane, in the Limpopo province. More than 200 of SACCAWU members will embark on strike action from the 1st of August. Workers demand an increase of R1550 for the lowest earning employment category to R1 100 for the highest earning category. This figures will bring the average …

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Nola Food Corp – Wits

1 August 2013 Nola Food Corp – Wits This is a factory based in Roodepoort where more than 200 of SACCAWU members has been on strike since the 25th of July and currently remain on strike. This Company processes and distributes cooking oil, margarine, rusks and pet food amongst others. Workers initially demanded an increase of 10.5% across the board, …

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Jack Snacks Strike – Mpumalanga

1 August 2013 Jack Snacks Strike – Mpumalanga This is a factory based in Nelspruit employing mainly women engaged in processing and distribution of Snacks, Pops, Maize & Corn Naks and Puffs. At this establishment there are no fix hours, nor any minimum wages. While we have secured a minimum of 180 hours per month in the negotiations prior to …

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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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Jack Snacks Nelspruit Strike – Mpumalanga

12 July 2013 Jack Snacks Nelspruit Strike – Mpumalanga The workers of Jack Snacks Nelspruit who are members of SACCAWU will embark on the protected industrial action. The strike will commence on the 15 July 2013. The strike is as the result of the employer refusing to grant the workers the minimum wage of R3500, 00. The workers have had …

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We Warned You! Walmart Shows Workers Of The World Their Bloody Middle Finger

29 May 2013 We Warned You! Walmart shows workers of the world their bloody middle finger  Walmart in their refusal to sign the global Accord aimed at addressing the poor labour conditions and risks of workers losing their lives, is nothing short of showing their bloody middle finger to the world. While many global brands and retailers signed the Accord …

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SACCAWU condems assualt of Ms Esther Mangke at CB Stores, Jane Furse, Limpopo

SACCAWU condemns the barbaric and dehumanizing conduct meted out to Esther Mankge at CB Stores, Jane Furse, Limpopo.  The South African Commercial Catering and Allied Workers Union (SACCAWU) has taken time to reflect on the vicious, barbaric and criminal conduct of employees of CB Stores – Jane Furse, Limpopo, in their assault and humiliation of Esther Mankge. We are convinced …

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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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SACCAWU responds to comments attributed to Minister of the DTI, Minister Rob Davies, on the alleged benefits of the Walmart acquisition of Massmart and jobs creation.

17 April 2013   SACCAWU responds to comments attributed to Minister of the DTI, Minister Rob Davies, on the alleged benefits of the Walmart acquisition of Massmart and jobs creation.  According to the Business Report of 12 April 2013 Minister Rob Davies at the launch of the IPAP 2013/14-15/16 punted the entry of Walmart into South Africa through the acquisition …

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