No plans to leave Cosatu, say Vavi-supporting unions

2015-07-01 21:15

Unions loyal to expelled Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi have no plans to leave the trade union federation if they "lose" in the special national congress.

Unions to speak out about Cosatu's congress

2015-07-01 05:12

Nine trade unions loyal to expelled Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi are expected to brief media on the trade union federation’s special national congress.

Inside Labour: A whiff of democracy in the Cosatu air

2015-06-12 07:25

It will be acrimonious and messy, but a Cosatu-Numsa split could result in a healthier, even stronger labour movement in the long run, says Terry Bell.

Cosatu: Numsa won't go down without a fight

2015-06-10 17:44

Numsa is exploring other options after its failed bid to return to Cosatu and get Zwelinzima Vavi reinstated as secretary general.

Numsa's 'urgent application' dismissed

2015-06-09 16:50

Numsa has lost its urgent application to attend Cosatu's Special National Congress in July. Judge Mandla Mbongwe said the matter was 'not urgent'.

Court to hear Numsa's case against Cosatu

2015-06-08 21:12

The High Court in Johannesburg will hear an application from Numsa to declare it an affiliate of Cosatu.

Cash-strapped Cosatu to hold two conferences

2015-05-28 21:15

The Congress of SA Trade Unions will hold two conferences this year - a special national congress and its ordinary congress towards the end of the year.

Axed Numsa vows to attend Cosatu special congress

2015-05-12 10:07

The National Union of Metalworkers of SA (Numsa) has vowed to not be excluded from a long-awaited Special National Congress which Cosatu was ordered by a court yesterday to convene in mid-July.

Cosatu must hold national congress in July - court

2015-05-11 16:07

Cosatu must hold its long-awaited special national congress in July, the High Court in Johannesburg has ruled.

Gautrain bus service disrupted by go-slow

2015-05-06 07:39

Gautrain bus services have again been disrupted following a go-slow by drivers.


Cosatu must sort out own issues - Mantashe

2015-07-01 20:07

The tripartite alliance will defend Cosatu’s unity, but the trade union federation needs to sort out its own problems, ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe says.

Unions want judicial inquiry into Eskom

2015-06-18 16:28

Several trade unions in the metals and engineering sector want a judicial commission of inquiry to look into Eskom's problems.

Save Vavi, Save NUM - new union leader's to do list

2015-06-11 05:46

Newly-elected NUM general secretary David Sipunzi has two top priorities: save Zwelinzima Vavi, and save NUM from bleeding to death.

Writing on the wall for Cosatu - Vavi

2015-06-09 21:09

Expelled Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi has warned that the union federation will change completely after the High Court in Johannesburg dismissed an application by Numsa to appeal its expulsion at Cosatu's Special National Congress next month.

Numsa in court battle to be allowed back into Cosatu

2015-06-09 16:22

Numsa's lawyer is fighting hard in the High Court in Johannesburg for the right to be allowed back into the Cosatu fold at the federation's Special National Congress next month..

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.

Cosatu CEC to start, minus five unions

2015-05-25 13:42

Cosatu's central executive committee meeting is commencing in Johannesburg, the first since the axing of its general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi.

Cosatu: Numsa claims 'hollow victory'

2015-05-11 19:02

Cosatu has lashed out at Numsa, accusing it of celebrating a "hollow victory".

Vavi won't appeal expulsion, says he's enjoying the freedom

2015-05-06 10:10

Zwelinzima Vavi will not appeal his expulsion from the Congress of SA Trade Unions as general secretary unless it holds what he calls a legitimate congress.

Gautrain bus drivers to take hour lunch breaks

2015-05-05 18:35

Gautrain bus drivers have suspended their go-slow, but say they will now take one-hour lunch breaks.

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