Unions vow to resist bailing out 'bankrupt' state-owned firms

2017-10-17 21:30

Trade union federations have unanimously said they will resist attempts by government to use workers’ pension money to bail out “bankrupt” state-owned enterprises, like SAA.

Connecting the dots on Gigaba's 'state capture' project

2017-10-09 14:43

Union Fedusa's Dennis George maintains Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba will be remembered in history as 'the chief architect of the state capture project'. He gives his view of how this came about.

Call for 'desperately needed' probe into McKinsey's 'wrongdoing'

2017-10-05 16:38

Civil society groups have called for a proper investigation into international consultancy McKinsey, as a group of protesters gathered to pressure the company to account for its actions.

PSA adds voice to concerns over use of PIC funds to bail out SAA

2017-09-22 11:52

The Public Servants Association has become the latest union to express concern over the possibility that the government could use workers' pension funds to bail out South African Airways.

Saftu wants keys to the kingdom

2017-09-10 06:00

The SA Federation of Trade Unions (Saftu) is gearing up for exactly the same battle that laid the previous new labour federation low – getting into Nedlac, the labour constituency that negotiates economic policy with business and government.

Voices of discontent against Ngubane grow

2017-06-13 20:54

Fedusa has added its voice to the growing out pour against former Eskom chair Ben Ngubane, calling for him to face a judicial commission of inquiry.

Strike action looms at Home Affairs after talks collapse

2017-06-08 19:10

The Public Servants Association of South Africa is gearing up for a strike after a dispute to change the work week from 5 to 6 days without any additional compensation.

Going with Gigaba would have been futile - Fedusa

2017-04-20 19:33

Joining newly-appointed Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba on his investor roadshow to the US would have been an exercise in futility, says trade union federation Fedusa.

SA's 'team fight back' aims to tackle economic disaster

2017-04-11 21:15

South Africa is pulling together to weather the country's economic woes in the wake of a bruising blow from ratings agencies.

Remove Zuma immediately, says OUTA after S&P downgrade

2017-04-03 20:53

The ANC should take every step possible to ensure President Jacob Zuma is stripped of his role as leader of the country, says OUTA following a ratings downgrade.


'Zuma must clear his name in court, what is he afraid of?' - Fedusa

2017-10-13 18:14

It is in the best interest of the country that President Jacob Zuma clears his name in court, says the Federation of Unions of South Africa.

Unions warn Gigaba to back off on pensions

2017-10-08 05:47

Unions have warned Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba and his deputy Sfiso Buthelezi to keep their hands off civil servants’ pensions.

More calls to save PIC from 'state capture'

2017-09-22 18:04

The EFF has added its voice to that of other bodies to call for vigilance in preventing workers' pension funds managed by the PIC from being used to bail out struggling SOEs.

PIC pressured as workers threaten to pull funds

2017-09-21 16:53

Africa’s biggest fund manager may be dumped by a labour federation representing 230 000 state workers because it’s concerned that member funds may be used to bail out mismanaged state-owned firms.

‘Government not serious about economy’

2017-07-23 07:13

Government is not serious about addressing the country’s economic crisis and its actions clearly demonstrate this.

We have lost faith in Zuma - Fedusa after Moody's downgrade

2017-06-10 20:13

The Federation of Unions of South Africa says it has lost faith in President Jacob Zuma following Moody’s downgrading of South Africa’s sovereign credit rating to one notch above junk status.

SAFTU set for a Nedlac showdown

2017-05-07 06:12

The newly formed SA Federation of Trade Unions (Saftu) will soon apply for its seat at the National Economic Development and Labour Council (Nedlac), where it will have its first confrontation with the three major incumbent labour federations.

Fedusa, Vavi's federation in name spat

2017-04-18 15:43

Zwelinzima Vavi’s new trade federation is facing a court challenge over its provisional name.

SA's credibility hinges on no-confidence vote in Zuma - Fedusa

2017-04-10 17:35

A successful no confidence-motion in Parliament that may unseat President Jacob Zuma could restore South Africa’s ratings credibility, says Fedusa.

Gordhan axing intensifies ‘total state capture’ notion - Fedusa

2017-03-31 15:24

Pravin Gordhan’s removal as Finance Minister intensifies the notion that the process of total state capture has now been set firmly in motion, according to union Fedusa.

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