Cosatu, BBC disappointed by Gordhan's Budget 2017

2017-02-23 08:25

Cosatu and the Black Business Council explain why they are disappointed by Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan's Budget 2017.

Mining ministers' taxpayer-funded Merc, Porsche slammed

2017-02-22 21:24

The Mercedes-Benz and Porsche the government bought for Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane and his deputy make a mockery of government's austerity measures, Cosatu has said.

Numsa threatens shutdown over R20/hr wage deal

2017-02-08 14:33

Trade union Numsa says it plans to “mobilise” its 330 000 workers, who rejected the national wage agreement signed by Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa.

R20 per hour minimum wage is ridiculous – Cosatu

2017-02-07 09:27

The minimum wage of R20 per hour agreed by parties at Nedlac will not make a dent in the lives of the poor, according to Cosatu.

Numsa not going back to ANC

2017-01-22 06:10

Numsa has shot down speculation that the union could bury the hatchet with the ANC and return to the alliance if a “unifying leader” were elected to succeed President Jacob Zuma.

ANC comrades must lead by example - SACP

2017-01-19 11:48

The ANC must lead by example when calling for help in strengthening and deepening unity in the tripartite alliance, the SACP has said.

Cosatu questions Zuma's 'deputy succession' views

2017-01-13 18:38

Cosatu has described as “curious” President Jacob Zuma’s statement that there is no ANC policy or tradition that its deputy president must succeed the president.

Nzimande laments ‘smash and grabs’

2016-12-18 06:04

The SA Communist Party (SACP) has urged the ANC to urgently develop a clear policy on succession to avoid divisive fights each time a new leadership has to be elected.

Cosatu's Ramaphosa endorsement a mistake - Vavi

2016-12-12 22:24

Cosatu's endorsement of Cyril Ramaphosa to lead the ANC is a desperate attempt by the trade union federation to salvage some relevance and credibility, Zwelinzima Vavi has said.

Factional leaders including ANC president must go- Nzimande

2016-12-10 17:38

Factional leaders, including the president of the ANC, must go, SACP general secretary Blade Nzimande said.

Ministers should be given a target to create jobs and those who don't should be fired, Cosatu’s parliamentary representative Matthew Parks tells Fin24.

Ministers should be given a target to create jobs and those who don't should be fired, Cosatu’s parliamentary representative Matthew Parks tells Fin24.

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Deal or no deal?

2017-02-12 06:09

Labour federation Cosatu still wants a national minimum wage that is fundamentally different from the deal hurriedly signed this week by all the other stakeholders.

Ramaphosa signed R20/hr wage agreement - Fedusa

2017-02-08 07:56

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has signed a deal that will see workers getting paid a minimum hourly rate of R20. The agreement will take effect from May 2018.

Give Limpopo schools textbooks or we'll shut them down - Sadtu

2017-01-26 16:18

Teachers' union Sadtu says it will force schools in Limpopo to close if the education department doesn't deliver textbooks and stationery within three weeks.

Social security deal closer

2017-01-22 06:10

The government hopes by the end of this week to reach an agreement with the three major labour federations on details for a comprehensive social security package.

Parents battle to keep Cape Town's Uitsig High School open - Ehrenreich

2017-01-18 20:09

The families of the remaining 200 pupils at Cape Town's Uitsig High School are determined to get the school up and running again, says Cosatu's Tony Ehrenreich.

ANC's January 8 bash 'much ado about nothing' - Numsa

2017-01-05 07:46

The ANC’s annual birthday celebrations, to be held this weekend, are much ado about nothing, metalworkers’ union Numsa believes.

ANC may split amid deep divisions - SACP

2016-12-14 20:07

There is a possibility that the ANC might split amid deep divisions within the party's senior leadership and tripartite alliance, the SACP has said.

Numsa lashes out at white monopoly capitalism

2016-12-12 15:51

Twenty-one years into democracy, whites still make up 75% of all top management positions and they continue to promote one another, says metalworkers' union Numsa.

Cosatu's Dlamini calls on ANC to regroup

2016-12-09 22:51

Cosatu president Sdumo Dlamini has called on the ANC to focus its energies on the national democratic revolution.

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