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The government’s response to Eskom’s bullying has been startling. Energy Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson and Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown have said absolutely nothing. Picture: REUTERS

Eskom wages strike will ‘damage business’, union threatens

The National Union of Mineworkers, which represents 16,000 workers at Eskom, is threatening to strike from August 8

Commercial caterers down tools over wages

Picture: THINKSTOCK

They want an across the board increase of R600 per month, a minimum wage of R4‚500 per month, and a new commission structure for sales staff

Refill your petrol tanks as normal, petrol association urges motorists

A worker at state-owned Pertamina, the country's main retailer of subsidised fuel, fills a vehicle at a petrol station in Jakarta. Picture: REUTERS

On the second day of Ceppwawu’s strike in the petroleum industry, fuel stations in various spots across SA were already running dry

Strike not severe enough ‘to change motorists refilling patterns’

A worker at state-owned Pertamina, the country's main retailer of subsidised fuel, fills a vehicle at a petrol station in Jakarta. Picture: REUTERS

South African Petroleum Industry Association says there is no need to panic despite disruptions caused by strike in petrochemical sector

Chemical workers’ strike spreads to drug sector

Picture: THINKSTOCK

About 8,000 Ceppwawu members in the pharmaceutical sector have joined their colleagues in the fuel sector


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