Municipality to buy Rainbow Chickens’ poultry farms

2017-05-14 06:33

In a bid to help workers and community members affected by the mass layoffs at Rainbow Chickens – renamed RCL Foods – in Hammarsdale in KwaZulu-Natal, the eThekwini Municipality has offered to buy two of the RCL farms.

Impose 50% tariff on poultry imports, urges Malema

2017-01-12 19:35

The Economic Freedom Fighters called on Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies to impose a 50% tariff on all chicken importers to protect SA poultry farmers and their workers.

Food union to march against sugar tax

2016-11-27 14:06

The Food and Allied Workers Union on Sunday announced that it would on Monday march against the pending so-called sugar tax.

No pot of gold at the end of this rainbow

2016-10-02 08:25

Chicken producer to retrench due to soaring number of cheap, dumped imports and a five-year run of losses.

Fawu threatens to strike over SABMiller scheme

2016-06-24 08:43

Union Fawu says it will strike and may take legal action if no agreement is reached with Anheuser-Busch InBev on SABMiller's plan to give blacks a larger role in the business.

Patel to face competition watchdog over SABMiller merger

2016-06-20 14:35

The Competition Tribunal expects to hear a submission from the Economic Development Ministry on the biggest proposed beer deal in history between AB InBev and SABMiller.

Fawu talks tough over SABMiller’s BEE scheme

2016-06-01 18:47

The Food and Allied Workers Union has vowed to take their fight as far as the Constitutional Court over SAB’s Zenzele black economic empowerment scheme.

Cosatu congress credentials adopted after heated debate

2015-11-23 16:38

A two-hour heated debate on whether or not the credentials at Cosatu's national congress should be adopted ended in a vote, with the majority in favour their adoption.

Ceres fruit workers agree wage deal

2015-10-14 13:06

Workers employed at Ceres Fruit Growers are expected to return to work after an agreement was reached following a six-week strike over wage increases.

Ceres stocks depleting as strike hurts

2015-10-08 20:15

Ceres says its stocks are depleting as a pay strike by Fawu members curbs operations and it will be unable to meet orders if the strike continues.


Fears of jobs bloodbath grow over SA chicken crisis

2017-03-22 19:01

Poultry producers, especially those in KwaZulu-Natal, are on the brink of closing shop, warns Agriculture Minister Senzeni Zokwana.

Govt can save poultry sector as job losses loom - Fawu

2017-01-09 13:04

It is within the power of government to protect the local poultry industry which is experiencing massive losses due to low import tariffs, says union Fawu.

Union wants summit to address poultry crisis

2016-10-02 15:57

Discussions between industry, labour and government should take place in order to deal with concerns about job losses raised by the poultry industry, says Fawu.

Fawu owes us R5m - Cosatu

2016-08-26 07:02

Cosatu plans to recoup over R5m in affiliation fees from its former member, the Food and Allied Workers Union.

Fawu pulls out of AB InBev-SAB merger hearing

2016-06-23 16:33

AB InBev has cleared a hurdle toward gaining approval for the brewer’s takeover of SABMiller as Fawu will take no further part in the regulatory approval process.

AB InBev faces union battle ‘all the way to ConCourt’

2016-06-07 12:20

Union Fawu says it is willing to go all the way to the Constitutional Court in its clash with AB InBev over a share proposal stemming from its buyout of SABMiller.

More unions blast new tax, retirement changes

2016-01-17 15:59

More unions have joined Cosatu in expressing displeasure with - and possible strike action against - tax amendments signed into law by President Jacob Zuma.

Strike cost Ceres Fruit Growers R10m, workers R7m

2015-10-14 15:38

The crippling strike at Ceres Fruit Growers is over but it has cost the company R10m, while union Fawu has hailed the agreed 8.25% wage hike as a "victory".

Fawu 'hopes no members were involved' in Ceres arson

2015-10-09 18:08

The Food and Allied Workers Union says it “hoped no members are involved” in an arson incident which razed a Ceres Fruit Growers office building on Thursday.

Ceres Fruit Growers, union set to return to negotiation table

2015-09-22 21:18

Ceres Fruit Growers and the Food and Allied Workers Union are set to return to the negotiation table over wage demands.

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