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.


Tweets get Vavi in trouble

2013-03-06 09:10

Some Cosatu leaders want to see Zwelinzima Vavi booted from his general secretary post, raising what they deem to be "oppositionist" tweets as part of the reason. Watch.

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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 will take to the highways in cars on Thursday to protest against e-tolling in Gauteng. Watch.

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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.

Cosatu left out of pension reform talks

2012-05-31 16:22

The National Treasury has excluded organised labour from talks on proposed retirement reforms, says Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi.

Cosatu: Toll delay not a suggestion

2012-05-31 14:15

An agreement between the ANC and Cosatu on delaying Gauteng's e-tolls was not a mere suggestion, says the union federation.

Mantashe: Youth subsidy debate sterile

2012-05-21 17:12

The debate over a youth wage subsidy is "sterile" because of its preoccupation with the terms of a subsidy, says ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe.


Cosatu fights labour brokers

2013-06-20 14:44

Cosatu says it will continue to fight labour brokering. Watch a video about the issue.

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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.

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.

Cosatu: Bid to reinstate tolls will fail

2012-05-31 15:27

The government's application to the Constitutional Court to set aside a court order halting e-tolling will fail, says Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi.

Youth support wage subsidy - survey

2012-05-23 16:31

Three-quarters of young South Africans support the idea of a youth wage subsidy, a recent survey has found.

Options sought on e-tolling

2012-05-21 16:38

The ANC will consider any suggestions on how the Gauteng e-tolls saga can be resolved in a way that the country can still meet its debt obligations.

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