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Truckers’ strike talks collapse

Cape Town – Wage talks to end a strike by more than 20 000 truck drivers have collapsed after unions rejected the employers’ offer of an 18 percent pay rise offer over…

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Truck driver strike exerts pressure on retailers

The truck drivers’ strike in South Africa is severely affecting the prices of goods originating from that country. Particularly hard hit by the industrial action is Nambia’s fresh produce retailer, Fruit &…

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Bring SA to a standstill

South Africa must be brought to a standstill should striking truck drivers’ demands of a 12% wage increase not be met, Cosatu’s Gauteng provincial secretary, Dumisani Dakile, said yesterday. JOHANNESBURG – He…

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Breakdown in the wage negotiations will produce only losers

THE breakdown in the wage negotiations between transport workers and the road freight industry will produce only losers, says the Cape Chamber of Commerce and Industry. “There will be no pay for…

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