Labour’s ‘new dawn’

2017-04-23 06:43

New union federation is already 700 000 strong and aims to breathe new life into SA’s labour sector.

The post-apartheid state unravelling from the start - Vavi

2017-04-11 16:51

South Africa is at junk status because President Jacob Zuma is unable to pursue radical economic transformation, trade unionist Zwelinzima Vavi has said.

Vavi outlines his plan to oust Zuma and save SA

2017-04-04 16:06

Zwelinzima Vavi's newly-registered trade union federation has resolved to step up its campaign with a four-part strategy to save South Africa from becoming a failed state.

Anti-state capture movement needs clarity of purpose

2017-04-02 16:17

If there is to be a movement against state capture from the likes of Zwelinzima Vavi and human rights and community organisations it will only succeed if it has clarity of purpose, writes Terry Bell.

Gigaba deployed to Treasury for Guptas - Save SA

2017-03-31 09:28

Save SA and Zwelinzima Vavi-led new trade federation Saftu have called on South Africans to mobilise in Pretoria to “symbolically occupy the Treasury”.

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.


Fedusa, Vavi's federation in name spat

2017-04-18 15:43

Zwelinzima Vavi’s new trade federation is facing a court challenge over its provisional name.

Thousands march on Union Buildings

2017-04-07 16:38

Thousands of protesters have marched to the Union Buildings, calling on the ANC to take a stand and choose the people over President Jacob Zuma.

We must defend the Constitution – Lekota

2017-04-03 14:52

Hundreds of people have gathered in Church Square in Pretoria to protest against President Jacob Zuma's Cabinet reshuffle.

'ANC faction destroying our society'- Vavi

Former General Secretary of COSATU joined protesters outside the National Treasury in Pretoria on Friday to share concerns over political moves by the ruling party.

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Vavi, Save SA to march to Treasury against 'Gupta coup'

2017-03-31 08:17

Save South Africa and Zwelinzima Vavi's new party will both be marching to Treasury to protest against President Jacob Zuma's Cabinet reshuffle.

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.

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