Some of the workers were not impressed by the agreement. Others suggested that they had been ‘sold out’ by the unions representing them.
The party says it condemns in the strongest terms the ‘acts of criminality’ which took place at the Joburg CBD on Thursday.
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City of Tshwane postpones media briefing on agreement with unions
The agreement, however, was not in favour of the 18% increase that municipal workers are demanding.
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Mashaba disappointed at lack of arrests after police, vendor clash
He expressed his disappointment at no arrests being made after protesters stoned police vehicles.
The payments will be issued in different categories within seven days of the signage of the agreement.
Rastas outside the Sunday Times offices demand a written apology from Jacques Pauw.

Mokopane residents embark on illegal ‘shutdown’ over ANC murders

The march has been declared illegal, and police are on the scene to monitor the situation. 

WATCH: Protesters attack police at Joburg CBD

The SAPS say the situation has been brought under control.

Protesters block off main road to Newcastle

Protest action in Newcastle has caused major congestion, resulting on those who rely on taxi services being late to work.

Tshwane municipal workers strike to continue

Since the start of the week, striking City workers have been blockading streets with buses, refuse trucks and rubbish, demanding an 18% increase that was allegedly paid to top managers.

Ivory Park residents threaten to blow up substation amid electricity feud

Home owners in the area said that that ‘dangerous’ land occupiers at Value View informal settlement were stealing electricity from their transformers.

Unpaid municipal workers cause havoc on Rustenburg roads

Samwu North West provincial deputy secretary, Vanguard Mokwena, said the protest was a precursor to rolling mass action planned for Friday.

Tshwane municipal workers resume chaotic protest after peaceful early morning

The Tshwane city council obtained a court order declaring the strike illegal, but that has not deterred the employees.

Traffic clears in Tshwane as union suspends protest ahead of wage talks

The bargaining council will likely issue an order allowing Samwu to strike should the two parties reach a stalemate.

‘Illegal’ Tshwane bus strike enters second day

Municipal workers are blocking major roads throughout the CBD on Monday to demand a wage increase.

Tshwane municipality workers continue blocking roads despite interdict

An MMC says the city has suspended bus services operation after some routes were blocked by striking bus drivers.

Tshwane workers demand 18% increase given to top managers

The city manager was supposed to come to an agreement with the unions about the matter, but seemingly failed to do so.

Nehawu to demonstrate at Moroccan, Spanish embassies and parliament

The protest action ‘is part of the international campaign for the rights of the Saharawi and the Basque people to self-determination.’

Tshwane CBD roads open following protest

The disgruntled workers took to the streets illegally and blocked all major routes into the CBD while demanding an 18% salary increase.

WATCH: Traffic chaos in Pretoria CBD due to municipal strike

The Pretoria city centre traffic was gridlocked since the early hours of Monday morning.




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