ARTICLES RELATING TO COSATU

Malema: EFF plans union for working class

2014-04-13 13:17

Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema says his party is going to form its own union to fight for the interests of the working class.

Nzimande: Don't reward anarchy

2014-04-12 12:07
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Anarchy within Cosatu should not be rewarded, SACP general secretary Blade Nzimande says.

Cosatu pleads for 'ceasefire'

2014-04-11 16:21

Cosatu president Sidumo Dlamini has pleaded for a "ceasefire" between union affiliates to give the ANC's plan to help the troubled trade union federation a chance to work.

Ramaphosa: ANC needs a strong Cosatu

2014-04-11 13:58

The African National Congress needs a strong Cosatu, not a weak, divided one, says ANC deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa.

Cape economy needs more colour - Cosatu

2014-04-10 22:26

Whites are over-represented in senior posts in the private and public sectors in the Western Cape, says provincial Cosatu secretary Tony Ehrenreich.

Elections 2014: Why the youth should vote

2014-04-10 14:09

With the Economic Freedom Fighters appealing to many young voters, political party leaders has been asked to motivate why the youth should vote for them.

Vavi: Story not so good economically

2014-04-10 12:11

The ANC government has a good story to tell on social transformation, but not on hard-core economic transformation, says Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi.

Cosatu CEC agrees to 'ceasefire'

2014-04-09 18:14

Cosatu says it has agreed to cease hostilities regarding Zwelinzima Vavi and Numsa after proposals made by ANC deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa.

Vavi's future remains unclear

2014-04-08 19:27

Cosatu would not confirm if reinstated general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi would stay on under a deal brokered by ANC deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa.

Cosatu CEC expected to focus on Vavi

2014-04-07 13:36

Cosatu's special central executive committee meeting will go ahead despite Numsa asking the trade union federation to postpone it.

Fawu sings for Vavi

2014-04-07 10:24

Fawu members were singing outside Cosatu's headquarters in Johannesburg, while waiting for Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi to arrive.

Numsa and Vavi face suspension

2014-04-06 19:53

Both Cosatu's reinstated secretary general Zwelinzima Vavi and Numsa could find themselves suspended, while Sadtu's suspended president believes he will be fired within the week.

Cops called to separate Cosatu affiliates

2014-04-06 12:00

Riot police have been called into a Durban hotel to keep Numsa members separated from other members of Cosatu affiliates.

Vavi voice of voiceless - SYM

2014-04-04 22:36

Zwelinzima Vavi is the voice of the voiceless, the Socialist Youth Movement says after his suspension as Cosatu's general secretary was set aside.

Nehawu to consult legal advisers over Vavi ruling

2014-04-04 19:23

Nehawu will hold talks with its legal advisers and Cosatu about appealing the ruling setting aside the suspension of Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi.

Vavi ruling a victory - Wasp

2014-04-04 17:19

The ruling setting aside Zwelinzima Vavi's suspension is a victory for Cosatu members, the Workers' and Socialist Party says.

Fawu welcomes Vavi ruling

2014-04-04 14:29

The South Gauteng High Court ruling that the suspension of Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi is invalid, has been welcomed by the Food and Allied Workers' Union.

Vavi suspension declared invalid, set aside

2014-04-04 10:34
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Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi's suspension has been declared invalid and set aside by the South Gauteng High Court.

Cosatu hits rock bottom

2014-04-01 19:29

This is the most painful period that the Congress of SA Trade Unions is going through, says trade union federation president Sidumo Dlamini.

Judgment reserved in Vavi case

2014-03-29 07:00

Judgment in the bid by Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi to have his suspension set aside has been reserved by the South Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg.

Court reserves judgment in Vavi case

2014-03-28 19:29

Judgment in the bid by Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi to have his suspension set aside has been reserved by the South Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg.

Vavi case should go to Labour Court - lawyer

2014-03-28 12:14

The bid by suspended Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi to have his suspension set aside is a matter for the CCMA and Labour Court, the High Court hears.

'Constitution out the window' - Vavi lawyer

2014-03-27 18:13

The contract between Cosatu and suspended general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi was breached, the South Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg has heard.

Vavi's suspension unprocedural - lawyer

2014-03-27 13:02

Cosatu did not follow proper procedures under its own constitution when it suspended general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi, the High Court hears.

Vavi heads to court

2014-03-27 07:55

Suspended Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi will challenge his suspension from the trade union federation in the High Court in Johannesburg.

 

Teach DA, EFF a lesson, says Nzimande

2014-04-12 17:00
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The DA and EFF must be taught a powerful lesson, SA Communist Party general secretary Blade Nzimande says.

Dlamini: Time to stop war within Cosatu

2014-04-11 17:13

Cosatu president Sidumo Dlamini says warring union affiliates must allow the ANC to help rescue the troubled trade union federation.

ANC needs strong Cosatu - Ramaphosa

2014-04-11 14:17

The ANC needs a strong Cosatu, not a weak, divided one, African National Congress deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa says.

An exceptional election

2014-04-11 07:23

The May polls could decide the fate of a moribund economy, says Mzwandile Jacks.

Opposition leaders take swipe at ANC, Nkandla

2014-04-10 19:27

Opposition party leaders have taken a dig at the ANC and President Jacob Zuma over the security upgrades to his private Nkandla home.

ANC stole my money - Ramphele

2014-04-10 13:11

The ANC is a thief stealing citizens' money, Agang SA leader Mamphela Ramphele said at the Daily Maverick's The Gathering Conference in Johannesburg.

Vavi: Story not so good economically

2014-04-10 12:06

The ANC government has a good story to tell on social transformation, but not on hard-core economic transformation, says Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi.

Cosatu backs 50% farm stake for workers

2014-04-09 05:30
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A proposal pushing for workers to get a 50% stake in farms is a move in the right direction, says the Congress of SA Trade Unions.

Expel those destroying Cosatu - Nehawu

2014-04-07 19:57

The Congress of SA Trade Unions must expel those who are tearing it apart so that it can begin the process of rebuilding itself, says union Nehawu.

Vavi vows to unify Cosatu after his return

2014-04-07 11:25

Forget the "political shenanigans" of the past and "forgive them, because they don't know what they do", Zwelinzima Vavi tells supporters.

Cosatu affiliates to welcome Vavi back

2014-04-07 07:00

Nine Cosatu affiliate unions will gather at Cosatu House in Johannesburg to welcome newly reinstated secretary general Zwelinzima Vavi back to work.

Vavi not out for revenge

2014-04-06 16:51

Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi says he will not be out for revenge when he returns to work, the SABC reports.

Values won on Vavi, SMS, traders rulings - expert

2014-04-05 05:30

The values of the Constitution has won in three major court rulings, legal analyst Shadrack Gutto says.

ANC, Cosatu lose key court battles

2014-04-04 22:35

The ANC and its alliance partner Cosatu have lost key court battles, with a little more than a month to go before the general election.

Cosatu takes to the streets over toll fees

2014-04-04 18:48

About 2 500 people in the North West have embarked on a go slow and blockaded roads to protest toll fees in Swartruggens, the Congress of SA Trade Unions says.

Vavi's wife welcomes suspension ruling

2014-04-04 14:32

Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi's wife has welcomed a court ruling declaring his suspension invalid, questioning why Cosatu had "persecuted" one of its own.

Vavi suspension not in line with Cosatu constitution

2014-04-04 12:47

The South Gauteng High Court has ruled that Cosatu had the right to suspend its general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi, but failed to comply with the union federation's constitution.

Court set to rule on Vavi suspension

2014-04-04 07:29

The South Gauteng High Court is set to hand down judgment on whether Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi's suspension will be set aside.

Media projects party's leadership as corrupt - ANC

2014-04-01 18:15
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The ANC and its alliance partners have lambasted those who attacked the ruling party and its leadership over Nkandla.

Argument against Vavi disputed

2014-03-28 22:34

Argument that Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi's fight against his suspension belongs in the Labour Court has been disputed in the South Guateng High Court.

Vavi should have acted sooner after suspension

2014-03-28 17:27

Suspended Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi should have acted soon after his suspension to have it lifted, the High Court hears.

Vavi case: Cosatu denies ulterior motives

2014-03-27 18:52

Cosatu's national office bearers had no ulterior motives when suspending general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi, the High Court in Johannesburg has heard.

UDM outraged by attack on Madonsela

2014-03-27 17:52

The United Democratic Movement has accused the ANC and its affiliates of waging an aggressive and concerted campaign to undermine trust in the public protector.

Nkandla officials must be held accountable - Cosatu

2014-03-27 12:16

Cosatu has called for action against anyone guilty of wasting or mismanaging public funds in the security upgrades at President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla homestead.

Amcu is being irresponsible - Cosatu

2014-03-25 16:36

The striking Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union is simply being irresponsible, according to Cosatu.

 
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