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Fractious Telkom strike suspended

The Communication Workers Union (CWU) says it has suspended a strike against Telkom. Hundreds of Telkom workers have been on strike for over a month as they demand an 11% salary increase, six months’ maternity leave, gain-sharing and

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War of words as Telkom strike drags on

Telkom and the Communication Workers Union are locked in a bitter battle over continuing strike action. Hundreds of Telkom staff have launched strike action against the company over a pay dispute. The CWU, which

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Strike hits Telkom

Hundreds of Telkom staff have launched strike action against the company this week over a pay dispute. The Communication Workers Union, which is behind the strike, says Telkom workers need a cost-of-living

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MTN strike may soon be over

There is an agreement on the table between MTN and striking workers, the Communication Workers Union said on Wednesday. “There is a settlement agreement in principle with MTN,” general secretary

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Vitriol flies as MTN strikers dig in

The Communication Workers Union has taken to social media to direct its vitriol at MTN management as the strike against the telecommunications operator enters its second week. The CWU’s Facebook page has become a battleground for launching

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Crises tearing the Post Office apart

South Africa’s failing Post Office has lurched from crisis to crisis in recent years – and there appears to be no end in sight to the malaise. A much-vaunted turnaround strategy, which was supposed to be

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Deadlock in Telkom labour talks

Telkom says its discussions with the Communication Workers Union over voluntary severance and early retirement packages — known as VSPs and VERPs — have deadlocked, allowing the company to go ahead with the offers to affected employees. However

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Post Office workers revise pay demand

The Communication Workers Union (CWU) has tabled a final revised wage demand to the South African Post Office (Sapo), the union said on Wednesday. “We have tabled what we view as our final counter proposal and call on management of

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Post Office strikers to be sacked

Gauteng postal workers who embarked on a strike last month face dismissal, the Post Office said on Monday. “Following unsuccessful efforts to resolve the current illegal strike, the Post Office has initiated procedures to dismiss the postal workers who participated in the illegal strike in Gauteng,” it said in a statement