Broken chocolate: Cosatu accuses Pick n Pay of racism

2016-04-25 21:12

Cosatu has demanded Pick n Pay make a formal apology to a family, accusing the national supermarket chain of victimising and being racist toward a grandmother and her grandson.

Malema planning a coup - Cosatu

2016-04-25 15:46

Cosatu has accused EFF leader Julius Malema of planning to overthrow the government.

We met the Guptas and they're coming back – Cosatu

2016-04-23 07:08

Cosatu president Sdumo Dlamini has confirmed that union leadership met the Gupta family last week, saying the family had assured them they were not leaving South Africa but had merely attended a family wedding.

Workers paying price for political shenanigans - Vavi

2016-04-12 15:19

Workers’ issues had been sidelined because people were preoccupied with political shenanigans, former Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi has said.

Focus on the Bible, not politics, Cosatu man tells church leaders

2016-04-11 21:16

A Cosatu KwaZulu-Natal committee member has criticised church leaders, telling them to attend to church matters and to refrain from participating in politics.

ConCourt judgment must serve as wake-up call - Cosatu

2016-04-05 16:41

The Constitutional Court ruling on Nkandla should serve as a wake-up call for the Executive and the National Assembly, Cosatu says.

Opposition parties hopeful Zuma will resign

2016-04-01 19:00

Speculations are already doing the rounds on social media over what President Jacob Zuma would say when he addresses the nation at 19:00.

Labour Wrap: International Labour: not just two alternatives

2016-03-31 07:12

A battle for political orientation is going on within Cosatu concerning international affiliation which carries an echo of the Cold War years, says Terry Bell.

We were the first to speak out about 'state capture' - SACP

2016-03-29 21:05

The SACP has dismissed claims made by former Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi that the party had to "take responsibility for the mess" the country was in, following allegations about the Gupta family's influence over government.

Cosatu, EFF demand nationalisation of Sarb

2016-03-18 19:47

After the latest Sarb rate hike, Cosatu and the EFF are calling for the reserve bank to be "nationalised" and JSE-listed companies to be forced to invest in the SA economy.


Zuma to address workers on May Day

2016-04-25 15:48

President Jacob Zuma will be among the speakers at Cosatu’s May Day rally in Moretele Park, Tshwane, the union federation says.

Unions have been co-opted - Malema

2016-04-25 08:00

EFF leader Julius Malema has lashed out against South Africa's trade unions, calling them “unions for management”, and "belonging to the ANC".

Let ANC decide on its leader - KZN Cosatu

2016-04-15 18:00

It is the ANC and its structures that can take any decision about its leader, not any Tom, Dick and Harry, Cosatu in KwaZulu-Natal says.

New trade union federation could be launched within months - Vavi

2016-04-12 13:03

The Workers Summit, a breakaway from Cosatu, is hoping to launch a new trade union federation in the next three to four months, steering committee convenor Zwelinzima Vavi says.

KZN Cosatu stage brief e-toll protest

2016-04-07 16:00

Cosatu in KwaZulu-Natal have staged an e-toll protest, with just over 100 picketers gathering outside the N3TC office at the Marriannhill Toll Plaza.

FULL TEXT: Cosatu meets on ConCourt ruling

2016-04-05 16:06

Read the full statement by Cosatu after they convened an urgent Political Commission meeting, to debate the Constitutional Court ruling its resultant political implications and other range of political issues.

ConCourt’s Nkandla judgment should strengthen SA democracy - Cosatu

2016-03-31 18:21

Cosatu, one of the ANC's alliance partners, says the Constitutional Court judgment against President Jacob Zuma is "significant" for South Africa's democracy.

Facts smash 'blacks own just 3% of the economy' propaganda

2016-03-30 21:30

Black South Africans control economic and fiscal policy and, according to the JSE, own a higher percentage of the stock market than whites.

FULL TEXT - Zwelinzima Vavi's 7-point plan for SA

2016-03-29 07:48

Call to Action! Defend our hard won democracy! Stop South Africa from descending into a Predatory State controlled by a Mafia! By Zwelinzima Vavi

Russian, SA unions differ on nuclear job opportunities

2016-03-18 13:33

A Russian nuclear union that is keen to win labour support for South Africa's new build programme will have a tough job winning over strongly anti-nuclear Cosatu.

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