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Cosatu president Sdumo Dlamini. Picture: PUXLEY MAKGATHO

Public sector deal met with cautious relief

Economists welcomed the signing of the public sector wage agreement but point out ‘possible unknowns’ still to be revealed

EDITORIAL: Demands reflect stress on workers

Picture: AFP

As SA heads into its usual winter wage storm, it’s worth taking a step back to focus on the structural issues that lie behind the conflict-ridden industrial relations environment

EDITORIAL: Public sector wage deal belated but welcome

Unions march through the streets of Pretoria. Picture: Dominic Skelton

Public sector wage agreement averts a potentially crippling strike by 1.3-million state employees that SA can ill afford

Hundreds of MTN workers strike over bonuses

Striking MTN workers picket outside the company’s head office in Sandton, Johannesburg. Picture: SYDNEY SESHIBEDI

Striking workers picket outside company’s offices nationwide to force firm to pay 16% in unpaid bonuses that communication union says should have been paid in March

Unions, state clinch public sector wage deal

Unions march through the streets of Pretoria. Picture: Dominic Skelton

Analysts welcome ‘not such a bad deal’, as unions settle for less in tough economic climate


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