Bumpy road ahead for SA!

2016-05-19 15:14

Lesiba Seshoka explains why South Africa’s outlook might be bleaker than we think, and how politics is playing out in all spheres of the economy.

Alliance against being bought and bans booing

2016-02-19 11:15

Business people are pumping in money to influence the leadership outcomes of the alliance partners.

Cosatu ‘opposes’ Uber’s business model

2015-07-09 19:02

Uber is coming under increased pressure as the Congress of South African Trade Unions is now taking aim at the internet ride-sharing service.

Textile job loss threat is reckless

2013-01-29 19:20

Employers in the clothing, leather and textile industry have been criticised by Cosatu for threatening more than 14 000 job losses.

Cosatu threatens renewed farm strike

2013-01-24 21:42

Farmers in the Western Cape risk renewed strike action for allegedly firing workers who protested for a pay increase, says Cosatu.

Cosatu to drive in protest

2012-12-06 08:01

Cosatu has announced that it will take to the highways in cars to protest against e-tolling in Gauteng.

Cosatu appeals: Govt, halt e-tolls

2012-11-08 09:02

While the muddled e-toll situation continues, Cosatu has written to the transport department reiterating its call for the scrapping of the controversial tolling system.

Samwu: Don't purchase e-tags

2012-10-05 17:56

People should not buy e-tags and should protest against the implementation of e-tolls to ensure the government listens, Samwu says.

Vavi: Unions not immune from corruption

2012-07-02 17:48

If corruption and factionalism are not resolved they could tear Cosatu and its alliance partners apart, says general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi.

Satawu ruling welcomed

2012-06-14 15:45

A number of organisations have welcomed a Constitutional Court ruling holding trade union Satawu liable for a riot damage claim.


Telkom job cuts a ‘crude stunt’ - Cosatu

2016-03-01 10:32

The trade union body has slammed telecoms company Telkom’s plans to cut 300 jobs and outsource another 254 staff.

Cosatu holds out olive branch

2016-01-25 12:00

The funeral of a local councillor on Sunday saw a representative of Cosatu assure the ANC that they would get the support of their members in the upcoming elections, after challenging the new tax laws recently authorised by President Jacob Zuma.

Cosatu condemns Ukraine attack

2014-05-08 12:52

Cosatu has condemned the attack on the House of Trade Unions building in Odessa, Ukraine, which killed about 40 people.

Union asks farmers not to punish workers

2013-01-27 15:38

The Food and Allied Workers' Union has called on Western Cape farmers to let workers return without facing disciplinary action after their strike was suspended.

Cosatu to protest N4 toll fees

2013-01-24 12:19

Cosatu will stage a protest at the Swartruggens toll plaza in North West on Friday, Janaury 24 as the group demands fees of R71 for a standard vehicle be reduced to R20 or be scrapped entirely...

Cosatu calls for e-toll protest

2012-11-15 09:10

Cosatu has called for a day of civil disobedience in November 2012 to protest against the e-tolling of Gauteng's highways. Will you take part in a "highway slowdown"?

Xstrata workers join mining strike

2012-10-09 19:41

Workers at Xstrata's mine in Brits have joined a wave of illegal and unprotected strikes in the sector, says the provincial branch of Cosatu.

Cosatu declares wage dispute

2012-07-11 13:58

Cosatu, which claims to represent over 58% of the country's public servants, says government is negotiating in bad faith.

Cosatu condemns SA's IMF donation

2012-06-19 16:57

Cosatu has condemned the news that Treasury has donated $2bn to an IMF firewall meant to prevent future financial crises.

DA march for wage subsidy

2012-06-11 12:47

Hundreds of DA supporters marched in central Pietermaritzburg to demand the immediate introduction of a youth wage subsidy.

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