Cosatu strike to 'bring Cape Town to a standstill'

2015-10-01 18:36

Around 230 000 members of unions affiliated with Cosatu are expected to take part in a march in Cape Town next week, the federation’s provincial secretary, Tony Ehrenreich has claimed.

New municipal workers union formed

2015-09-27 16:27

The launch of a splinter union underlines a moment of tragedy but also the need to embrace the new reality, says ousted Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi.

Why the Japanese David was always likely to beat SA’s Goliath

2015-09-21 14:24

Malcolm Gladwell’s book, David and Goliath, explains quite logically that despite the apparent mismatch, the little shepherd herd boy was always going to win that fight.

Limpopo Cosatu calls for provincial cabinet reshuffle

2015-09-18 12:13

Labour federation Cosatu’s branch in Limpopo is pushing for at least four Limpopo government MECs to be booted out of office.

I used to back the All Blacks - Ehrenreich

2015-09-11 21:22

Tony Ehrenreich says he used to love it when the All Blacks “moered” the Springboks.

Vavi: Four lessons from Cosatu 'implosion'

2015-09-11 09:38

The new ‘political home’ of the working class can take four lessons from Cosatu's 'implosion', says axed general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi.

Cosatu respond to SARU's open letter

2015-09-10 13:03

Cosatu provincial secretary Tony Ehrenreich has responded to SARU president Oregan Hoskins' open letter to South Africa.

Bok team ‘most representative ever selected’

2015-08-29 16:30

The Springbok RWC team has been hailed “the most representative team that has ever been elected”, Cosatu says.

Roodt's ideas unorthodox, liberal - Dlamini

2015-08-17 07:56

Economist Dawie Roodt's three-point plan for how the country can improve is unorthodox and too liberal, says Cosatu president Sidumo Dlamini.

Bok coach preserving white privilege - Cosatu

2015-08-13 21:20

Springbok rugby coach Heyneke Meyer wants to preserve white privilege, Cosatu says.


Anti-corruption march hangs in the balance

2015-09-27 19:15

The much-anticipated anti-corruption march by civil society hangs in the balance after the National Economic Development and Labour Council shocked the organisers by giving permission for a later date only.

Cees Bruggemans: SA’s slippery slope, 9-point plan to nowhere – ‘regruk’ Ramaphosa?

2015-09-22 07:52

Cees Bruggemans questions the South African government’s 9-point plan, 7 months later and with not much progress made.

2014 'strike' report a mixed bag

2015-09-20 16:02

The 2014 Industrial Action report seems to put to bed the fears expressed over a year ago that SA was headed for growing and more violent industrial disruption.

Vavi on SA: ‘A kleptocracy led by thieves’ – corruption cost R700b in 20yrs

2015-09-17 07:44

In a scathing interview, Zwelinzima Vavi tells Tim Modise that corruption poses the biggest threat to South Africa’s democracy.

God must be a communist - Ehrenreich

2015-09-11 14:21

Tony Ehrenreich has had so many brushes with death he believes God must particularly like him.

Vavi: I'm ready to lead independent trade union

2015-09-11 08:36

If asked he will lead an independent trade union movement, says former Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi.

Cosatu's transport strike on hold

2015-09-03 14:28

Cosatu says it will know in two weeks whether its 220 000 members will embark on a strike to protest the Western Cape's dismal public transport system.

‘Champagne and caviar crowd’ in Hout Bay outrages Cosatu

2015-08-26 09:47

It might be smelly, but the fishing company that provides work to 100 people in Hout Bay should not be closed to appease Hout Bay's wealthy, says Cosatu.

A labour dispute must never turn to bloodshed - Cosatu

2015-08-16 22:00

A labour dispute must never turn to bloodshed, Cosatu has said as it remembered the events of Marikana on the shooting's anniversary.

Cosatu to organise 'mother of all stay-aways'

2015-08-13 21:19

Cosatu says it will be holding the "mother of all stay-aways" on October 7.

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