Former president Jacob Zuma was never going to remain the all-powerful and omnipresent political figure that he thought, writes Pieter du Toit.
Billions still lie in budget allocations but millions are returned unspent, while more seems to be lost to corruption - so it's time to prioritise job retention before the voters walk away, says Terry Bell.
The Food and Allied Workers’ Union has warned that illicit trade is a threat to jobs in the tobacco industry.
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.
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.
The Food and Allied Workers Union on Sunday announced that it would on Monday march against the pending so-called sugar tax.
Chicken producer to retrench due to soaring number of cheap, dumped imports and a five-year run of losses.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Food and Allied Workers Union has led a march to the offices of National Treasury in Pretoria.
If President Cyril Ramaphosa signs a so-called sugary tax into law, "Ramaphoria will turn into Ramaphobia", the Food and Allied Workers Union says.
Poultry producers, especially those in KwaZulu-Natal, are on the brink of closing shop, warns Agriculture Minister Senzeni Zokwana.
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.
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.
Cosatu plans to recoup over R5m in affiliation fees from its former member, the Food and Allied Workers Union.
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.
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 have joined Cosatu in expressing displeasure with - and possible strike action against - tax amendments signed into law by President Jacob Zuma.
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".
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