The airline withheld workers’ salaries for May and the union has argued that the company is using the pandemic as “a cover for the restructuring which is taking place”
The management has agreed to a wage hike, an education bursary for employees and to set up a task force to review contracts given to private companies. It will also defer retrenchments it had earlier announced
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After offering a 8% salary hike and the setting up of a team to look into private contracts, the management suddenly declared it didn’t have the funds for the former and mandate for the latter
Workers of Air Chefs, the catering firm that is a subsidiary of South African Airlines, were set to go on strike on October 7 under the banner of NUMSA after their employer withdrew anniversary bonuses
South African unions have resolved to take a strike action should the board of the airline not comply with their demands
The CEO of South African Airlines, Vuyani Jarana, had recently resigned, alleging that the government was not cooperating in his plan to revive the airline. The unions also demanded the resignation of four members of the company’s board