Cosatu vows to revive decade-old plans for workers' bank

2018-11-30 06:45

The establishment of a workers' bank has long been a goal of the trade union federation.

VBS scandal: Cosatu branch vows to hold ANC, SACP leaders to account

2018-11-15 22:51

Cosatu in Limpopo has vowed to continue to exert pressure on ANC and SACP leaders to take action against politicians and officials implicated in the VBS Mutual Bank scandal.

President 'had no choice' but to sack Moyane – Carrim

2018-11-02 12:45

Treasury officials say the Nugent Commission of Inquiry's report will indicate exactly what went wrong at SARS, but so far what has been revealed is 'disturbing'.

Arrest those who looted billions from Eskom - Cosatu

2018-10-25 15:01

Those involved in the looting of billions from Eskom must be arrested, charged and have their assets frozen or confiscated, demands Cosatu.

ANC, alliance partners marching in Joburg for service delivery

2018-10-05 13:01

Hundreds of ANC members from greater Johannesburg are marching to the offices of Mayor Herman Mashaba, Premier David Makhura and Eskom to hand over memorandums demanding service delivery.

New anti-gangsterism organisation marches to Parliament

2018-10-03 07:35

Cosatu says the Western Cape United Safety Front formation was formed based on the need to co-ordinate activities that would lead to the addressing of crime and gangsterism in communities.

ANC can no longer count on Cosatu to win elections

2018-09-28 08:50

The ANC may have to fight next year’s general election without hundreds of thousands of votes which its trade union ally has delivered in the past, writes Steven Friedman.

Now is the time to rise – Cosatu president Zingiswa Losi to affiliates

2018-09-20 18:56

Cosatu's newly elected office bearers will do their best to work with each other and the leaders of the federation's affiliates, says its president.

Cosatu elects its first female president

2018-09-18 11:12

Zingiswa Losi has been elected president of trade union federation Cosatu after being nominated unopposed.

Cosatu expected to elect first female president as 13th congress kicks off

2018-09-17 11:17

The Congress of SA Trade Unions is likely to elect its first female president - Zingiswa Losi - as it sits for its 13th national congress this week.


Trade unions welcome 'imminent' signing of National Minimum Wage into law

2018-11-23 12:03

Trade unions have welcomed the 'imminent signing' by President Cyril Ramaphosa of four bills into law which will give effect to a R3 500 monthly National Minimum Wage.

No more secret meetings for ANC leaders - Magashule

2018-11-03 16:53

Leaders in the ANC should know each other’s whereabouts at all times. This is how the party has decided to proceed following claims that the party’s Secretary General Ace Magashule was part of a plot to unseat President Cyril Ramaphosa.

Mboweni's 'pay our tolls' remark draws ire of Cosatu, Fedusa

2018-10-31 21:49

Finance Minister Tito Mboweni must explain where he gets the mandate from to call on South Africans to pay e-tolls, demands Cosatu.

UPDATE: Cars stuck on N3 allowed through as Cosatu protest ends

2018-10-12 11:25

The Cosatu protests against higher fuel prices and VAT has ended and motorists are being allowed through the Marianhill toll plaza. Some had been stuck for hours.

#JobsSummit: 'We don't have all the answers, but it's a process'

2018-10-04 16:57

Business, labour, government and the community sector have been working for three months under the auspices of the National Economic Development and Labour Council (Nedlac) in preparation for the Jobs Summit, in a bid to tackle the current unemployment rate of 27.2%.

Cosatu warns Jobs Summit could be 'damp squib'

2018-09-30 12:20

Days before the National Jobs Summit, Cosatu has expressed its scepticism.

Zingiswa Losi: 'It's not about me'

2018-09-23 11:56

Undaunted by ‘potholes’ in her way, Cosatu’s first female president puts a painful history to good use.

Nzimande rubbishes Zuma's views on state capture

2018-09-18 15:22

SACP general secretary Blade Nzimande has accused former president Jacob Zuma of confusing people with his recent comments on state capture.

Ramaphosa speaks out against 'counter revolutionaries' plotting to oust him

2018-09-17 17:49

The president says if the ANC is to plan anything, it should be how to grow the economy and create employment for South Africans.

Cosatu battles declines

2018-09-16 06:30

Financial woes and fights for access to resources are some of the reasons unions are losing members.

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