More unions blast new tax, retirement changes

2016-01-17 15:59

More unions have joined Cosatu in expressing displeasure with - and possible strike action against - tax amendments signed into law by President Jacob Zuma.

Strike cost Ceres Fruit Growers R10m, workers R7m

2015-10-14 15:38

The crippling strike at Ceres Fruit Growers is over but it has cost the company R10m, while union Fawu has hailed the agreed 8.25% wage hike as a "victory".

Fawu 'hopes no members were involved' in Ceres arson

2015-10-09 18:08

The Food and Allied Workers Union says it “hoped no members are involved” in an arson incident which razed a Ceres Fruit Growers office building on Thursday.

Ceres Fruit Growers, union set to return to negotiation table

2015-09-22 21:18

Ceres Fruit Growers and the Food and Allied Workers Union are set to return to the negotiation table over wage demands.

WATCH: If Oceana goes, our education goes

2015-09-11 13:01

If Oceana closes down its fish-meal factory in Hout Bay, it will have a massive impact on the community, according to a civic association figure.

Poultry deal between SA, US finalised

2015-06-07 09:49

Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies says in a new deal the US will initially export about 65 000 tons of poultry a year to SA..

'Dumped' poultry will impact jobs - Fawu

2015-06-03 20:00

Increased poultry tonnages shipped from the US under the Agoa agreement will negatively affect job retention, according to the Food and Allied Workers Union.

Vavi slams unions for failing workers

2014-08-29 21:04

Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi has lashed out at the country's trade unions for not meeting workers' needs and placing too much focus on politics.

Fawu, Illovo Sugar reach agreement

2014-07-01 11:41

A strike at Illovo Sugar has been averted after workers and the company reached a wage agreement, the Food and Allied Workers' Union says.

Sugar strike ends

2014-06-06 18:51

The strike in the sugar industry has ended after a settlement agreement was reached, says the Food and Allied Workers Union.


Cosatu congress credentials adopted after heated debate

2015-11-23 16:38

A two-hour heated debate on whether or not the credentials at Cosatu's national congress should be adopted ended in a vote, with the majority in favour their adoption.

Ceres fruit workers agree wage deal

2015-10-14 13:06

Workers employed at Ceres Fruit Growers are expected to return to work after an agreement was reached following a six-week strike over wage increases.

Ceres stocks depleting as strike hurts

2015-10-08 20:15

Ceres says its stocks are depleting as a pay strike by Fawu members curbs operations and it will be unable to meet orders if the strike continues.

Don’t gentrify the poor out of Hout Bay - Fawu

2015-09-11 13:16

The Food and Allied Workers Union has handed a memorandum to the City of Cape Town, calling for Oceana to continue operating in Hout Bay.

'Nine plus' aggrieved over 'authoritarian' congress

2015-07-14 12:40

Leaders of the nine unions that initiated the demand for a Cosatu special national congress will be having a post mortem on an event they feel highly upset about.

Dlamini: Cosatu will not tolerate boycotting forever

2015-06-03 20:06

Cosatu president Sdumo Dlamini has warned the federation's affiliates which are boycotting meetings that it will not tolerate it for long.

Unions support Numsa, but won't follow blindly

2014-11-10 14:05

The seven unions supporting Numsa after its expulsion from Cosatu have vowed to fight for its ousting to be reversed.

Don't mix business and politics, says Vavi

2014-07-12 07:35

Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi has reiterated that politicians should not get involved in business, after reports of dying animals on a farm owned by NCOP chair Thandi Modise.

Fawu declares new sugar dispute

2014-06-08 16:01

The Food and Allied Workers Union has declared a new dispute in the sugar sector, just days after a wide-ranging wage strike was resolved.

Sugar strike: Settlement seems likely

2014-06-03 16:06

Talks between employers and employees in the sugar industry are encouraging, says the Food and Allied Workers Union.

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