Labour Wrap: Trade unions, xenophobia and law

2015-04-16 06:29

Had the trade unions been embedded in their communities, the latest spate of xenophobic attacks may have been prevented, says Terry Bell in his latest Labour Wrap.

No option but to oust Vavi - Nehawu

2015-04-14 19:30

The Congress of SA Trade Unions was left with no option but to expel its general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi, the National Health Education and Allied Workers Union says.

Satawu president's home petrol bombed

2015-04-14 11:15

Satawu president June Dube's home in Vosloorus has been petrol bombed, 24 hours after the union’s Gauteng secretary Chris Nkosi was shot and killed on the N17 on Johannesburg's east rand, the union says.

Saps awaits action from Solidarity

2015-04-12 11:26

The Saps is waiting to see if Solidarity will appeal a Labour Court ruling that rejected its bid to stop the promotion of police officers.

Solidarity mining union demands 12% wage hike

2015-04-10 19:40

Solidarity trade union, which mostly represents skilled workers in the mining sector, has demanded a 12% increase from the Chamber of Mines.

Union demands forensic audit on former KZN health head

2015-04-09 20:34

Nehawu is demanding that a forensic audit be carried out on the former head of the KwaZulu-Natal health department.

Construction halted as Medupi workers strike

2015-04-09 13:01

Construction has been halted again at Eskom’s Medupi power station as remaining construction workers joined the dismissed group belonging to Numsa.

Labour Wrap: Swaziland - an elite conundrum?

2015-04-09 07:35

Terry Bell wonders if the contacts between local elites and Swaziland are perhaps responsible for dimming the beacon of hope and democracy SA is still claimed to be.

Cosatu warns unions attending Vavi address

2015-04-08 21:15

Cosatu has warned its members not to engage with expelled general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi, who is booked to address unions in Cape Town.

NUM members down tools at Anglo coal mine

2015-04-08 16:56

Members of the National Union of Mineworkers have stopped working at an Anglo American coal mine in Mpumalanga, demanding the removal of the general manager.


Numsa condemns union leader's murder

2015-04-14 20:00

The Numsa has strongly condemned the killing of Satawu provincial secretary Chris Nkosi, who has been shot and killed in an alleged assassination.

Nehawu warns of total govt shutdown

2015-04-14 12:31

Nehawu has warned that if the wage offer made to public servants is not revised, it could lead to a shutdown of government.

Expelled Medupi workers set to return to work

2015-04-14 10:25

Expelled workers at Medupi power station are scheduled to return to their jobs pending the outcome of a meeting, say officials of union Numsa.

NUM: No violence needed for Gold Fields deal

2015-04-12 11:18

The National Union of Mineworkers says it is satisfied with a three-year wage deal it has secured with Gold Fields, without the need for strikes or violence.

NUM, Gold Fields agree to 21% wage hike

2015-04-10 15:53

The National Union of Mineworkers has signed an agreement with Gold Fields securing significant wage increases for entry level workers.

Don't moan, mobilise, urges Zwelinzima Vavi

2015-04-09 13:09

We are the most unequal society in the world and instead of facing the reality, we keep ourselves busy with boardroom antics, says expelled Cosatu leader Zwelinzima Vavi.

EXCLUSIVE STUDIO INTERVIEW: Cosatu turned into sweetheart of the corrupt - Vavi

2015-04-09 12:26

Expelled Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi says Cosatu has been turned into "a toothless dog federation", which has become the "sweetheart" of the corrupt.

Vavi calls on unions to decide Cosatu's fate

2015-04-09 07:07

Zwelinzima Vavi called on nine major unions loyal to his cause to determine the future of Cosatu, when he addressed the Shop Steward Council in Cape Town.

NUM members intimidating operations - Anglo

2015-04-08 18:50

Anglo American is monitoring the situation at its Kleinkopje coal operation in Mpumalanga, where NUM members have embarked on a wildcat strike.

NUM to submit wage demands by end of April

2015-04-08 14:15

The National Union of Mineworkers say it will submit its wage demands for the coal and gold sectors by the end of April, a delay of up to a month.

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