Cosatu has been stolen by the state – Vavi unions

2015-07-23 13:09

Zwelinzima Vavi's group has slammed a "rigged" congress, said Cosatu was "dead" and announced plans to hold a Workers Summit to rebuild the workers' movement.

Craven quits Cosatu following Vavi's expulsion

2015-04-01 15:00

Long-time Congress of SA Trade Unions national spokesperson Patrick Craven has resigned following the expulsion of general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi.

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.

Cosatu to lose millions over Numsa split

2014-11-12 07:00

The Congress of SA Trade Unions will lose more than R1m a month in affiliation fees after its central executive committee decided to expel Numsa.

Cosatu 'will degenerate' without Numsa

2014-11-08 12:31

The expulsion of the National Union of Metalworkers of SA from Cosatu will see the labour federation degenerate, the Democratic Left Front says.

Cosatu vows to fight Eskom privatisation

2014-08-06 17:20

The Congress of SA Trade Unions says is not surprised by moves within government to privatise Eskom, adding that it will fight it "to the bitter end".

Deadly blow for mineworkers

2014-02-27 21:00

The mining industry is well known for its protracted and violent strikes, but now it is also proving to be fatal with at least 26 people found dead in February.

Mantashe: Agang SA was stillborn

2014-01-29 07:17

Agang SA had been a "stillborn" party, ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe has said, after Agang's leader Mamphele Ramphele announced she was throwing her lot in with the DA.

Cosatu seeks tax reforms in mini budget

2013-10-22 22:27

Cosatu has significant expectations from Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan's mini budget, including much needed tax reforms, says spokesperson Patrick Craven.

ANC's election woes

2013-10-03 07:45

Will staying in power trump policy for the ANC, asks Daniel Silke


Top ten user views on the news

2015-04-02 17:50

It's been a rough week for embattled Eskom and degenerating labour federation Cosatu. We've compiled a selection of the top ten user comments.

Cosatu vows action on Eskom tariff hike

2015-03-23 14:52

Cosatu has vowed to take Eskom on over its plan for a further electricity tariff hike on top of the 12.69% for direct customers that will kick in on April 1.

Cosatu disappointed at e-toll review outcome

2015-01-16 09:55

Cosatu says it is disappointed that the e-toll review panel has not called for the system to be scrapped, and will continue to argue strongly for this to happen.

Numsa expulsion huge setback - Sanco

2014-11-08 22:34

Numsa’s expulsion from trade union federation Cosatu is a “huge” set back, the SA National Civic Organisation says.

Cosatu slams 'purely profit-driven' firms

2014-09-18 05:00

Private companies are not doing enough for social transformation, claims the Congress of SA Trade Unions.

Unions call for Cosatu special congress

2014-05-14 17:00

Cosatu has received a notice from eight of its affiliated unions demanding a special national congress.

Real jobs the solution - Cosatu

2014-02-15 09:10

A transformed economy and decent, sustainable jobs are the solution to strikes and protests taking place throughout the country, Cosatu says.

Cosatu: Boycott Swazi game

2013-11-06 17:00

Cosatu have said that SAFA should call off the upcoming soccer match between South Africa and Swaziland.

Sanral welcomes e-toll ruling

2013-10-09 16:57

The dismissal of Outa's challenge against e-tolls has added certainty to tolling, says the SA National Roads Agency Limited.

Poultry tariff hike good for jobs - Cosatu

2013-10-02 12:20

The increase in import tariffs for poultry should ensure job security and the long-term survival of the poultry sector, the Congress of SA Trade Unions says.

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