Cosatu's list of wage demands for government

2015-04-24 14:15

Cosatu has tabled its demands for all public service workers at the Department of Finance, Treasury and the Department of Public Service and Administration.

Govt workers target Treasury for wage hike

2015-04-23 19:30

Thousands of government workers have marched to the National Treasury’s offices in Pretoria, to demand that it agree to their demands for 10% wage increases and improved benefits.

Cosatu mourns Maphumulo death

2015-04-19 16:01

Cosatu was looking forward to Sifiso Maphumulo taking forward the working class struggle, before he died in a car crash.

Vavi, Numsa to hold anti-xenophobic march

2015-04-16 17:27

Expelled Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzim Vavi has called on everyone to join a march against xenophobia to be held in Johannesburg.

Vavi not surprised by death threat

2015-04-15 18:14

Expelled Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi says he is not surprised by the threatening comments made a Umkhonto we Sizwe Military Veterans Association Limpopo leader.


In today's headlines: death threats for ousted COSATU secretary general Zwelinzima Vavi , load shedding and aid for foreign nationals targeted in Durban violence.

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MK leader threatens Vavi's life

2015-04-15 07:29

An Umkhonto we Sizwe Military Veterans Association Limpopo leader has threatened to kill ousted Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi, accusing him of betraying the trade union federation.

Murder of unionist reflects internal problems in Cosatu - Numsa

2015-04-14 19:35

The murder of Satawu Gauteng secretary Chris Nkosi is an indication of the internal problems affecting Cosatu and its affiliates, Numsa has said.

Alliance partners, unions condemn Satawu killing

2015-04-14 16:44

Cosatu, union affiliates, the ANC and the SACP in Gauteng have condemned the killing of Satawu provincial secretary Chris Nkosi.

Irreparable damage done to Cosatu - Mantashe

2015-04-13 15:29

Irreparable damage has been done to Cosatu since the expulsion of general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi, ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe has told News24.


Government forcing us to protest, says Cosatu

2015-04-24 13:20

The Western Cape’s Cosatu provincial executive committee says the Treasury has been bargaining in bad faith during the public sector wage negotiations.

Numsa to forge workers’ party

2015-04-23 16:57

While forming a political party is not easy, Numsa general secretary Irvin Jim says there is no turning back and Numsa will "forge ahead to crystallise the political organ".

Limusa president killed in car accident in KZN

2015-04-19 09:31

Sifiso Maphumulo, president of new Cosatu affiliate the Liberated Metalworkers Union of SA (Limusa), has died in a car accident on the N3 in KwaZulu-Natal, the union's general secretary said on Sunday.

Tripartite alliance dysfunctional - Numsa leader

2015-04-16 16:51

The tripartite alliance of the ANC, Cosatu and SACP has become dysfunctional and in the process workers have been used as "voting fodder" for the ruling party, Numsa general secretary Irvin Jim says.

Only Africans being attacked - Cosatu, SACP

2015-04-15 17:43

Cosatu president Sdumo Dlamini says that he did not want to refer to the attacks on foreign nationals around the country as xenophobia.

Vavi too busy to appeal expulsion - Dlamini

2015-04-15 08:27

Zwelinzima Vavi is showing no sign of appealing his expulsion as he's too busy with 'this new thing, dividing Cosatu even further', says president Sdumo Dlamini.

Numsa condemns union leader's murder

2015-04-14 20:00

The Numsa has strongly condemned the killing of Satawu provincial secretary Chris Nkosi, who has been shot and killed in an alleged assassination.

No option but to oust Vavi - Nehawu

2015-04-14 19:30

The Congress of SA Trade Unions was left with no option but to expel its general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi, the National Health Education and Allied Workers Union says.

Satawu president's home petrol bombed

2015-04-14 11:15

Satawu president June Dube's home in Vosloorus has been petrol bombed, 24 hours after the union’s Gauteng secretary Chris Nkosi was shot and killed on the N17 on Johannesburg's east rand, the union says.

True story of shocking 'xenophobic attack' video revealed

2015-04-11 10:20

A shocking video circulating which was described as showing young Zimbabweans being necklaced in a xenophobic attack in Durban is unconnected to attacks on foreigners in South Africa this week, News24 has confirmed.

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