Cosatu wants heads to roll at Eskom over load shedding

2019-10-17 13:11

The trade union federation wants Eskom's senior management, plus the board, to be dismissed after stage two load shedding was announced on Wednesday.

Magashule says there are no fundamental challenges to Mboweni's economic plan

2019-10-02 16:24

There are no fundamental challenges regarding the controversial economic recovery and transformation strategy, according to ANC secretary general, Ace Magashule.

Court can stop bank strike on Wednesday

2019-09-23 15:36

Business Unity South Africa, representing SA's major banks, has filed a court application to interdict a planned bank strike.

Explainer: Why unions have mixed feelings on secret ballot votes for strikes

2019-09-15 07:05

The Department of Labour has said a strike without a secret ballot vote is illegal.

Talks ongoing for Ramaphosa to visit Marikana - Cosatu

2019-08-29 21:10

Trade union federation Cosatu is engaging with the Office of the President for President Cyril Ramaphosa to visit Marikana in October, its deputy general-secretary, Solly Phetoe, said.

Deputy Minister Sdumo Dlamini was not poisoned - Cosatu's Zingiswa Losi

2019-08-29 14:13

Cosatu president Zingiswa Losi has rubbished claims that her predecessor and current Deputy Minister of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development, Sdumo Dlamini, was poisoned.

Hate speech case: Cosatu official's language directly targeted Jews, ConCourt hears

2019-08-27 15:09

The Constitutional Court has heard arguments that the language in various statements made by Cosatu's Bongani Masuku were a direct attack on the Jewish community.

ANC, Cosatu welcomes introduction of NHI Bill, opposition left unimpressed

2019-08-08 21:39

While the ANC and its coalition partner, Cosatu, welcomed the introduction of the National Health Insurance Bill to Parliament on Thursday, opposition parties were less than impressed.

PIC: We're not being 'politically pressured' to save Edcon

2019-07-04 20:05

The Public Investment Corporation said its decision to invest in retailer Edcon is based on sound commercial, social and governance principles.

Nehawu: Ramaphosa must stick to Nasrec resolution and nationalise Reserve Bank

2019-06-26 15:05

Nehawu president Mzwandile Makwayiba has called for the SA Reserve Bank to be nationalised, adding that trade union federation Cosatu must take a strong stand on the issue.


From simpler property sales to crackdown on revenge porn: Ramaphosa praised for 'progressive' bills

2019-10-02 17:35

President Cyril Ramaphosa this week assented to four bills, one of which would see property deeds being processed electronically.

Cosatu has Mboweni’s economic blueprint in its sights at special weekend NEC

2019-09-28 08:00

The Congress of South African Trade Unions has roundly criticised the economic blueprint released by Minister of Finance Tito Mboweni in August.

Cosatu: Mboweni's plan for jobs will make things worse - even if it works

2019-09-16 20:07

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.

'Not the time or place': Mboweni shuts down questions on strategy ahead of WEF on Africa

2019-09-02 18:17

Asked by a journalist whether the document had been given adequate support, Minister of Finance Tito Mboweni said the media briefing was "not the time or the place" for that question.

Cosatu to Mboweni: Withdraw your incoherent, confused and unreliable plan to bolster economy

2019-08-29 16:21

Cosatu has demanded that National Treasury withdraws its recently released document on economic growth, saying it is incoherent, confused and unreliable.

Hate speech case: Freedom of expression matters most in cases that provoke controversy, ConCourt hears

2019-08-27 19:17

Advocate Gilbert Marcus SC, on behalf of Media Monitoring Africa, has submitted to the Constitutional Court that freedom of expression matters the most "in cases that provoke controversy".

Nest egg raid or tool for development? Your guide to prescribed assets

2019-08-24 11:13

President Cyril Ramaphosa has called for a "broad and wholesome" discussion around prescribed assets, which could oblige retirement funds to invest in state-owned enterprises. Here's what you need to know.

Political Party Funding Act: 'We are seeking to cure what is being exposed before the Zondo commission'

2019-08-01 19:21

On the first day of the public hearings into the draft regulations of the Political Party Funding Act, clear lines were drawn in the sand - seemingly along ideological lines - with political formations on either side of the spectrum disagreeing on how the act might best prevent corruption and state capture.

Public Investment Corporation pressured by union to rescue Edcon

2019-06-28 08:36

Labour union federation Cosatu signaled a "massive fight" with the ANC if state-owned fund manager the Public Investment Corporation failed to rescue the country’s second-largest clothing retailer, Edcon Holdings.

Cosatu argues for worker representation on PIC board

2019-06-18 12:14

SA's largest trade union federation says worker representation on the board of the country's state-run asset manager would help keep looting in check and increase workers' trust.

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