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.

Vavi needs to say sorry for office brothel

2015-06-20 21:28

The expelled Cosatu general secretary needs to apologise for turning Cosatu's offices into a brothel, says the labour federation's deputy general secretary.

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.

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..

Baleni bids farewell to NUM

2015-06-06 11:03

Former NUM general secretary Frans Baleni, who was defeated at the elective congress, says he will not be returning to the union but will take time off to rest and decide on his future.

Working class, poor locked out of War Room - Vavi

2015-06-05 18:00

The Eskom War Room excludes trade unions and civil organisations representing those hardest hit by the power crisis, says former Cosatu head Zwelinzima Vavi.

Dlamini justifies Cosatu’s axing of Vavi, says it took 18 months

2015-06-04 08:52

Two months after Cosatu resolved to expel its general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi in a decision that left its affiliates split, the federation’s president S’dumo Dlamini was still hard at work trying to justify the decision.

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.

Vavi: SA teetering on a knife-edge

2015-05-27 21:15

Statistics SA figures have revealed a horror story of unbelievably bad news for workers and the SA economy, says former Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzema Vavi.

Trade union rivalry could set country on fire

2015-05-19 15:39

The intensity of trade union rivalry is mounting against the background of a possible strike by public service and municipal workers, says Gideon du Plessis.


Vavi-loyal unions will attend Cosatu congress

2015-07-01 11:28

Nine trade unions loyal to expelled Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi will attend the union federation's special national congress, but are not happy with the agenda.

Government in denial about corruption - Alliance

2015-06-16 14:52

President Jacob Zuma's laughing off the furore over his Nkandla homestead is one many signs the government is in denial about corruption, an alliance of unions and organisations says.

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.

Baleni’s loss is a victory for Vavi

2015-06-08 09:37

Leadership overhaul at NUM congress changes what might happen in Cosatu conflict and ANC succession struggle

Long-serving GS Baleni defeated at NUM congress

2015-06-06 08:32

The National Union of Mineworkers’ long-serving general secretary Frans Baleni has been defeated at the union's congress by Free State secretary David Sipunzi.

Zuma in denial over SA rot, says Vavi

2015-06-05 13:51

President Jacob Zuma's claims that SA is doing well is outrageous denialism as the country is seeing an economic catastrophe, says former Cosatu head Zwelinzima Vavi.

Cosatu denies its ‘firm and guarded’ leadership has collapsed post-Vavi

2015-06-03 16:08

The secretariat of Cosatu has not “collapsed” following the departure of the axed general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi.

SA reactions to Fifa scandal

2015-05-28 21:10

Very few members of the Soccer World Cup 2010 Local Organising Committee have responded to calls and messages, following allegations that two high-ranking officials offered cash for votes.

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.

Vavi lays into 'Operation Fiela'

2015-05-16 15:58

Former Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi has slammed the state’s “Operation Fiela”, insisting that it feeds public perceptions that migrants are to blame for social ills.

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