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Clover's R4.7bn deal gets Competition Commission nod

Clover's R4.7bn deal gets Competition Commission nod

22/07/2019 - 10:12
The Competition Commission has approved, with conditions, the R4.8bn sale of branded foods and beverages group Clover Industries to a consortium led by Tel Aviv-based Central Bottling Company, Clover said on Friday. read more
Glass half full for workers at AB InBev and Coca-Cola

Glass half full for workers at AB InBev and Coca-Cola

30/01/2017 - 14:57
AB InBev is allowed to offer certain employees severance packages, though the two firms may not now retrench staff read more
Poultry industry joins FAWU march against chicken dumping

Poultry industry joins FAWU march against chicken dumping

08/12/2016 - 13:52
Durban, 7 December 2016: Instead of Christmas bonuses, thousands of workers in the chicken industry are facing retrenchment by the end of the year, as the local industry tightens its belt due to the increased dumping of imported chicken on the South African market.  read more
 Bird flu epidemic raises chicken import concerns

Bird flu epidemic raises chicken import concerns

01/12/2016 - 09:37
Leading African food producer RCL FOODS and the Food and Allied Workers Union (FAWU) have welcomed the South African government’s response in joining several other countries in banning German chicken. This follows in the wake of a warning by the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) that further outbreaks of a severe strain of bird flu might occur. Japan, Hong Kong, South Korea, Bosnia and Herzegovina have taken similar preventive measures. read more
Grain sector strike could put jobs on the line

Grain sector strike could put jobs on the line

09/06/2016 - 11:59
Johannesburg - Economists warned yesterday that the proposed strike by the Food and Allied Workers Union (Fawu) might lead to potential job losses in the grain industry as employers replaced workers with machinery. read more
Union and brewers locked in BEE row

Union and brewers locked in BEE row

08/06/2016 - 11:41
A dispute is still raging between the Food and Allied Workers Union (Fawu) and the merging parties in the process of creating the world’s largest brewer in a $108bn deal. read more
Ilovo Sugar: Wage pact averts threatened strike

Ilovo Sugar: Wage pact averts threatened strike

02/07/2014 - 11:03
A strike at Illovo Sugar had been averted after workers accepted a wage offer from the company, the Food and Allied Workers Union (Fawu) said yesterday. read more
Sugar strike ends

Sugar strike ends

09/06/2014 - 11:03
Johannesburg - The strike in the sugar industry has ended after a settlement agreement was reached on Friday, the Food and Allied Workers Union (Fawu) said. read more