'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.

Fawu wants strong yet speedy sugar strike

2014-05-28 11:13

The Food and Allied Workers Union hoped the strike in the sugar sector would send a signal to employers to come to the negotiating table as soon as possible.

Security forces must be calm - Fawu

2014-05-15 10:06

Heavy-handed intervention by state security forces in the wage dispute in the platinum industry will result in a tragic outcome, Fawu says.

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.

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.


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.

Fawu wants sugar sympathy strike

2014-06-02 06:15

The Food and Allied Workers Union says it is hoping to establish a sympathy strike to accompany current protest action in the sugar industry.

Don't get heavy-handed, union warns police

2014-05-15 10:41

Heavy-handed intervention by state security forces in the platinum wage dispute will result in a tragic outcome, says the Food and Allied Workers' Union.

SABMiller SA to cut 1 400 jobs

2014-04-14 16:45

SABMiller will consider cutting 1 400 jobs at its soft drinks bottling unit in South Africa to cut costs, Fawu says.

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.

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.

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire network.


Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.