Cosatu suggests white players behind Bok struggles

2016-06-22 11:49

Cosatu has suggested that a group of white players who want to see the Springboks fail may be behind the recent performances against Ireland.

Thousands of Cosatu workers to protest in Cape Town

2016-06-21 07:38

Thousands of Cosatu strikers will protest in Cape Town on Wednesday in protest against poor bus and rail services.

Alliance not what it should be: Ramaphosa

2016-06-14 22:58

The structures of the tripartite alliance, which includes the ANC, Cosatu and the SACP, are not what they should be, says Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa.

Cosatu to march and protest at Lily Mine

2016-06-12 16:44

Trade union federation Cosatu is to stage a protest at Lily Mine to pressurise the company and government to fast track bringing to the surface the bodies of trapped miners and also compensate the stranded workers, who are currently sitting at home.

SABC decision 'deeply patronising' - Cosatu

2016-05-30 22:31

The SABC’s decision to stop broadcasting images of violent protests smacks of autocracy and is deeply patronising, Cosatu says.

Cosatu takes aim at some Cabinet ministers

2016-05-26 17:25

The Congress of SA Trade Unions says some Cabinet ministers have a "troubling pattern of behaviour", accusing them of targeting the federation's affiliates in public.

Inside Labour: Shopfloor democracy and a 'confusion of unions'

2016-05-06 06:42

The best way to describe the situation in the labour movement at present is that it is in a state of flux: of ongoing change in conditions of instability, writes Terry Bell.

Zuma slams opportunists, 'desperate elements' promoting anarchy and chaos

2016-05-01 19:00

In what could be seen as response to EFF leader Julius Malema’s threats to take up arms against the ANC-led government, President Jacob Zuma has criticised "political opportunists" who would wreak havoc on the country.

Beware the anarchists – Zuma warns

2016-05-01 17:00

Political opportunists who promote anarchy and thuggery must be shunned, President Jacob Zuma has said at a Workers' Day rally in Mamelodi.

Leave Cosatu, join us – Numsa's call to workers

2016-05-01 16:00

Numsa general secretary Irvin Jim has encouraged members of Cosatu to “quickly get out” and join their new rival labour federation.


Cosatu postpones Metrorail strike in Cape Town

2016-06-21 14:00

Cosatu has postponed its planned strike against MetroRail and the City of Cape Town on Wednesday, after it was deemed illegal.

Ramaphosa calls for fiercely independent trade movement

2016-06-15 07:56

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has called for a rejuvenation of the labour movement within the governing alliance.

No one should die to be a councillor – Cosatu

2016-06-12 17:06

Cosatu president, Sdumo Dlamini, has said no one should die to be a councillor, no one should die to be a candidate councillor, so people should stop killing each other.

We respect ANC decision to close 'state capture' probe - Cosatu

2016-06-02 12:13

Cosatu respects the ANC’s decision to close its investigation into state capture, its president Sdumo Dlamini has told News24.

State agencies can't be used for political battles - Cosatu

2016-05-26 17:59

The Congress of SA Trade Unions has said it was opposed to state agencies being used to fight political battles.

Mchunu recall 'carelessly' handled - Cosatu

2016-05-26 16:52

Cosatu has expressed its reservations about developments in KwaZulu-Natal and the recall of its premier Senzo Mchunu.

Momoniat: No shareholders have control over Sarb

2016-05-03 15:06

The South African Reserve Bank has full operational autonomy when it sets monetary policy, says Ismail Momoniat, a deputy director general at National Treasury.

Vavi: Union movement fragmenting at alarming rate

2016-05-01 17:09

The union movement has been fragmenting at an alarming rate, but it has not translated into more workers belonging to unions, Zwelinzima Vavi tells City Press.

New union federation not for the lazy – Vavi

2016-05-01 16:30

A proposed new labour federation to rival Cosatu would not be for the lazy, the union’s former general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi has warned.

Tripartite alliance needs unity - Nzimande

2016-05-01 15:30

The tripartite alliance needed to unite and close ranks against the “enemy”, SA Communist Party general secretary, Blade Nzimande, says.

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