Zuma suffered a body blow with Hawks ruling – Vavi’s new federation

2017-03-18 13:21

The new workers’ federation, spearheaded by expelled leaders from the labour federation Cosatu, said the High court ruling to set aside the appointment of Hawks Boss Berning Ntlemeza is a setback for the president Jacob Zuma’s faction.

Vavi: New labour federation will launch in April

2017-03-08 20:01

A new trade union federation will host its inaugural congress in April, says its steering committee convenor, Zwelinzima Vavi.

Zuma behaved like a gangster, says Vavi

2016-12-19 20:42

The revelations that President Jacob Zuma conspired with Secret Service agencies to establish a rival trade union to Amcu is the last straw says Vavi.

Labour relations in unprecedented flux – Solidarity’s GdP predicts 5 year outcomes

2016-11-23 18:35

A labour analyst demystifies some of the current labour relations imponderables while highlighting others that might flow from the current wrangling.

Vavi aligns with SA’s modern Wyatt Earp as Pravin’s Nov 2 showdown looms

2016-10-26 11:33

Labour leader Zwelinzima Vavi lays down the dire facts and proposes his solution for curbing the ruling elite’s narcissistic avarice.

Join forces rather than stone us, Vavi tells unions

2016-09-05 14:42

Zwelinzima Vavi says unions should join the new labour federation if they feel they identify with the same principles.

Violence and murders around ANC positions about 'instant wealth' – Vavi

2016-06-26 13:29

Money is the root of politically motivated violence around leadership positions in the ANC, said former Cosatu general secretary, Zwelinzima Vavi, who added that the 'low intensity war' had nothing to do with the interests of the working class.

Workers' summit not endorsing any political party

2016-05-19 20:02

The workers' summit, which is establishing a new trade union federation, is not endorsing a political party in this year’s local government elections, convener Zwelinzima Vavi says.

Vavi says no to Maimane

2016-05-13 07:20

Former Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi has been dodging offers to join political parties and become Nelson Mandela Bay mayoral candidate, he says.

SACP sold heritage for pieces of gold – Vavi

2016-04-23 14:19

The South African Communist Party has sold its once-admired heritage for pieces of gold, former Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi says.


Federation ready to roll

2017-03-12 06:02

The New Trade Union Federation, spearheaded by leaders expelled from labour federation Cosatu, this week released lists of its signed-up members as well as potential future affiliates, already making it the country’s second-largest labour grouping.

Labour landscape is shifting

2017-01-08 07:44

If proposed new union federation gets off the ground this year, unionism may provide new activity and encouragement in the sector

Cosatu's Ramaphosa endorsement a mistake - Vavi

2016-12-12 22:24

Cosatu's endorsement of Cyril Ramaphosa to lead the ANC is a desperate attempt by the trade union federation to salvage some relevance and credibility, Zwelinzima Vavi has said.

Business’s PG support good, but where are Van Rooyen-praising accountants?

2016-10-27 14:48

While business leaders have gone on the record with their support for Pravin Gordhan, chartered accountants and professional services firms have not been so forthcoming.

Strike for students - Vavi

2016-09-24 16:23

Former Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi has made an ambitious call to unions to embark on a nationwide strike to support free education.

ANC, DA the same 'butchers' of the working class – Irvin Jim

2016-07-31 22:28

Workers should not let President Jacob Zuma become their political blesser, leaders of the United Front said, adding that voting for the ANC would be an endorsement of the current economic and political crisis.

McBride: People have lost faith in police

2016-06-10 20:24

Former Ekurhuleni police chief Robert McBride says people have lost faith in the police, who have come to expect bribes for doing their jobs.

My preference is not to lead - Vavi on new union federation

2016-05-19 16:45

With plans afoot for a new trade union federation, Zwelinzima Vavi says he does not see himself leading the new organisation.

New union federation not for the lazy – Vavi

2016-05-01 16:30

A proposed new labour federation to rival Cosatu would not be for the lazy, the union’s former general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi has warned.

Vavi not guilty of speeding

2016-04-20 14:05

Former Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi has been found not guilty of speeding in the Edenvale Magistrate's Court.

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