Contract workers at SWAPO HQ demonstrate over wages, alleged mistreatment

by editor1 / Jan 31, 2020 / 0 comments

-Construction workers on contract at the SWAPO headquarters on Friday held a peaceful demonstration, demanding the party change the situation regarding wages and the alleged mistreatment they receive from the Chinese contractors.

600 City of Windhoek contract workers threaten to strike

by editor1 / Oct 21, 2019 / 0 comments

-About 600 contract employees with the City of Windhoek have threatened to go on strike unless their working conditions are improved.

Banks say strike in South Africa will not impact Namibian operations

by editor1 / Sep 25, 2019 / 0 comments
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Bank Windhoek

-Local banks have assured clients that the impending strike by bank workers in South Africa will not impact on operations in Namibia.

NAMFISA employees demand 8% salary increment

by editor1 / Sep 16, 2019 / 0 comments

-Employees of the Namibia Financial Institutions Supervisory Authority (NAMFISA) are on strike over a wage dispute.

Local transport companies stop trucks to South Africa to protect drivers

by editor1 / Sep 02, 2019 / 0 comments

-Some local transport companies have decided to stop sending their trucks to South Africa due to a strike by truck drivers in that country.

Windhoek Furnmart and Home Corp employees join countrywide strike

by editor1 / Jun 06, 2019 / 0 comments

-Approximately 50 Furnmart and Home Corp employees in the capital joined the countrywide strike against the two furniture retail shops and vowed to stay put until their demands are met.

Furnmart employees go on strike

by editor1 / Jun 01, 2019 / 0 comments

-Furnmart employees at Rundu, Olunkono and Oluno in Oshana went on strike this morning in solidarity with other workers countrywide.

Furnmart, Homecorp employees decide to go on strike on 1 June

by editor1 / May 30, 2019 / 0 comments
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-Employees of both Furnmart and Homecorp Namibia across the country may go on an indefinite strike on Saturday the first of June.

UNAM, unions sign agreement to end strike

by editor1 / Nov 12, 2018 / 0 comments
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-UNAM and trade unions NAPWU and NANTU agreed to a once-off cash payment equivalent to 5% of seven months’ basic salary payable to all staff members within the bargaining unit on 14 December and those who are still in the employment of Unam at the time of signing of the agreement.

UNAM strike rumbles on as students arrive at an empty exam hall

by editor1 / Nov 07, 2018 / 0 comments
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-Some UNAM students were confused as they travelled long distance to write their examinations in Windhoek only to find out that there was no exam scheduled.