The workers have been on strike for 2 weeks demanding to be insourced by the University of Cape Town.
A group of about 50 workers, working at UCT but employed by ‘service providers’, took part in a strike to be insourced by the university.
Blue Ribbon workers have been on strike for over seven weeks with an agreement with the employer still a distant prospect.
Hundreds of workers of Spar retail shops in Port Elizabeth embarked on a strike accusing their employer of gross violation of employment rules and regulations. The agitated workers thronged outside the main gate where they protested while armed police kept a close watch.
Workers at Robertson Winery are on strike calling on the winery to pay them R8,500 a month.
The workers, who protested outside the winery say they are currently earning between R2,900 and R3,500 a month before deductions, according to Karel Swartz, deputy general secretary of the Commercial, Stevedoring and Allied Workers’ Union (CSAAWU).