Patients stranded in Limpopo as workers vow to continue strike

2017-03-24 18:12

The Limpopo department of health says it will be approaching the Labour Court for an order to have its striking officials report for duty.

Deep introspection needed in the ANC – Cosatu

2017-03-18 21:30

Cosatu said the governing party needed to pause and reflect following the court rulings on Sassa and Hawks boss Berning Ntlemeza.

Cosatu gives Dlamini a week to resign or face 'massive protest'

2017-03-12 20:40

Cosatu has given the social development minister just over a week to resign, failing which the workers union would lead a “massive protest in the country” to have her unseated.

Vavi: New labour federation will launch in April

2017-03-08 20:01

A new trade union federation will host its inaugural congress in April, says its steering committee convenor, Zwelinzima Vavi.

Cosatu to protest over Western Cape water crisis

2017-03-03 08:01

Cosatu in the Western Cape has planned to go on strike over what it calls the City of Cape Town's failure to address the water crisis.

Ramaphosa welcomes Cosatu endorsement of minimum wage

2017-03-02 19:21

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has welcomed the adoption by COSATU of the proposed national minimum wage of R20 an hour.

Sassa debacle smells of corruption - Cosatu

2017-03-02 13:40

Cosatu has called on President Jacob Zuma to intervene in the ongoing Sassa crisis and, if possible, to get rid of Department of Social Services Minister Bathabile Dlamini.

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.


Fears of jobs bloodbath grow over SA chicken crisis

2017-03-22 19:01

Poultry producers, especially those in KwaZulu-Natal, are on the brink of closing shop, warns Agriculture Minister Senzeni Zokwana.

Zuma suffered a body blow with Hawks ruling – Vavi’s new federation

2017-03-18 13:21

The new workers’ federation, spearheaded by expelled leaders from the labour federation Cosatu, said the High court ruling to set aside the appointment of Hawks Boss Berning Ntlemeza is a setback for the president Jacob Zuma’s faction.

The ANC is not the God of the revolution

2017-03-12 06:01

The SA Communist Party (SACP) is planning to join the chorus calling for Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini to step down in the wake of the social grants crisis.

Cosatu in war of words with ANC Women’s League

2017-03-03 22:03

Cosatu has lashed out at the ANC Women’s League, saying it has succumbed to factionalism.

Front runners don't always win – Cosatu on ANC succession

2017-03-02 19:33

Labour federation Cosatu has reiterated its support for ANC deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa to take over when President Jacob Zuma steps down.

Cosatu accepts minimum wage

2017-03-02 15:42

Cosatu has accepted government's minimum wage of R3 500 per month, calling it a “step forward for the country”.

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.

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