Vavi stood no chance: Jim

2015-04-01 09:14

Ousted Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi stood no chance and should accept his expulsion and move on, says Numsa general secretary Irvin Jim.

Vavi still Cosatu general secretary despite expulsion

2015-03-30 20:04

Despite his dismissal from Cosatu's central executive committee, Zwelinzima Vavi remains the general secretary of the labour federation.

Vavi: It would be a mockery for me to attend Cosatu meeting

2015-03-30 12:02

The fate of Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi could be decided during a special central executive committee meeting.

Numsa to challenge Eskom SMS dismissals

2015-03-27 17:22

The National Union of Metalworkers of SA said it will challenge Eskom and its sub-contractors on its decision to fire 1 000 workers by SMS.

Zuma lashes out at unions

2015-03-15 13:15

President Jacob Zuma has reportedly lashed out at trade unionists telling them to stick to matters on the shop floor and to stay out of politics.

Forensic report implicates Vavi - Cosatu

2015-03-05 14:20

A forensic report into alleged impropriety in the sale of Cosatu's old head office and purchase of a new one implicates general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi, the trade union federation says.

Vavi: I will not join the Cosatu CEC

2015-03-02 10:50

Congress of SA Trade Unions general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi has taken to Twitter to say he will not attend the federation's central executive committee meeting.

United Front to host alternative Sona

2015-01-29 14:58

The United Front will hold an alternative state of the nation address ahead of President Jacob Zuma’s formal one next month, it says.

'Abuse of imbalance of power' in labour dealings

2015-01-13 12:17

The National Employers’ Association of South Africa says it deplores what it calls the abuse of the imbalance of power by big business.

Numsa sentiments misplaced - Neasa

2014-12-19 16:07

Neasa says it finds the way in which Numsa is portraying certain facts about the metal and engineering industry in the media as scandalous.


Vavi vows to fight on

2015-03-31 11:27

I don't just walk away, says Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi to reports that he intends accepting his dismissal and establishing a rival federation.

Defiant Vavi wants to stop Cosatu hijack

2015-03-30 14:39

By the end of the day Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi expects to be informed that he has either been suspended or dismissed from his post.

Cosatu facing financial crisis, says Vavi

2015-03-29 19:00

The country's biggest trade union federation, Cosatu, is facing financial problems, says its secretary general, Zwelinzima Vavi, after he announced that he would not resign.

Factions seeking to privatise Eskom - Numsa

2015-03-26 18:31

Powerful economic and financial factions in government and the private sector are fighting to wrestle energy control by privatising Eskom, according to Numsa.

New union not replacing Numsa - Cosatu

2015-03-06 14:58

The new Liberated Metalworkers' Union of SA is not replacing expelled National Union of Metalworkers of SA, Cosatu says.

Samwu not boycotting Cosatu

2015-03-03 20:00

Samwu says it is not one of the unions boycotting the Congress of SA Trade Unions' (Cosatu) central executive committee meeting.

Eight unions call for Numsa's reinstatement

2015-03-01 22:00

Eight affiliates of the Congress of SA Trade Unions have pledged not to participate in the federation's meetings until Numsa is reinstated.

Numsa denies surrender to Neasa

2015-01-14 21:00

The National Union of Metalworkers of SA has denied claims that it has given in to Neasa's 2014 demands.

Nzimande slams attempts to split Cosatu

2015-01-06 15:00

The "multi-pronged offensive" to divide the Congress of SA Trade Union is counter-revolutionary, says SA Communist Party general secretary Blade Nzimande.

Kasrils: UF revival of real mass struggle

2014-12-16 11:08

The United Front will help "shake up" the political landscape and revive a real mass struggle for real socio-economic change, says Ronnie Kasrils.

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