It should be frowned upon for a minister or proxy to call a CEO of a state entity enquiring about opportunities for comrades, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.
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The trade union federation said it had noted with anger the developments in the municipality that began with water shortages and electricity blackouts.
Member of Parliament for the Democratic Alliance Ghaleb Cachalia said the DA was willing and able to assist in the generation of a list of individuals who could potentially fulfill the key roles he said needed to be dispensed.
Trade union federation Cosatu says it is not calling for the removal of Pravin Gordhan as public enterprises minister, but it is seeking accountability and transparency.
Gwede Mantashe and Pravin Gordhan have demonstrated they do not understand the degree of frustration faced by South Africans, Cosatu general-secretary Bheki Ntshalintshali has said on the sidelines of the SACP's special national congress.
Lizzy Monene was speaking at a rally convened by Cosatu and its affiliate, the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM), at the small mining area in the Marikana West community hall on Sunday.
As the tripartite alliance finally moves forward from tensions over being kept in the dark regarding Finance Minister Tito Mboweni's economic document, Cosatu is now crying foul that the ANC had failed to communicate the impending retrenchments at SAA.
Maximum alliance unity – this is what the ANC's allies are hoping will be achieved when they meet for a political alliance council gathering.
The trade union federation wants Eskom's senior management, plus the board, to be dismissed after stage two load shedding was announced on Wednesday.
There are no fundamental challenges regarding the controversial economic recovery and transformation strategy, according to ANC secretary general, Ace Magashule.
Business Unity South Africa, representing SA's major banks, has filed a court application to interdict a planned bank strike.
While trade union Numsa and the ANC Women's League have called for Eskom to be moved to the oversight of the department of mineral resources and energy, Cosatu has said this won't solve the pressing issue - to stabilise the entity and solve the power crisis.
The union said it would support calls by its mother federation, the Congress of South African Trade Unions, for Minister of Public Enterprises Pravin Gordhan to step aside, saying that the situation at Eskom had not improved under the his watch.
Paid parental leave means working dads and some other caregivers will get 10 days to spend with their new-born children.
"I'm alive and well." These are the words of former Cosatu president Sdumo Dlamini who was speaking on the first day of the SACP's special congress after taking ill nearly four months ago.
The latest attempt to get President Cyril Ramaphosa to visit the community of Marikana - via a commitment by Cosatu - has failed.
A holistic approach to the economy as well as strengthening the alliance movement and its student formations - these are the outcomes of a two-day political alliance council meeting between the ANC and its allies.
Labour federation Cosatu has said it will engage with government on the recently released special paper marking out a roadmap for Eskom.
President Cyril Ramaphosa this week assented to four bills, one of which would see property deeds being processed electronically.
The Congress of South African Trade Unions has roundly criticised the economic blueprint released by Minister of Finance Tito Mboweni in August.
The trade union federation says that even if it works, Mboweni's economic policy paper will result in less job creation than SA has seen in the last five years.
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