Parliamentarians are entitled to a good salary and pension benefits, but luxuries have no place in the current economic climate, writes Melanie Verwoerd.
About 300 workers at Johannesburg-based Metrobus will be striking on Monday, and it can last indefinitely, says a union official.
The SA Federation of Trade Unions has expressed its dismay that local soccer matches were not broadcast on the SABC last weekend.
The South African Federation of Trade Unions (Saftu) called on police to find those behind the assassination of Bongani Cola, deputy chairperson of the Democratic Municipal and Allied Workers Union of South Africa (Demawusa).
Unionist Vavi nearly walked into a robbery and died
What was missing in the run-up to the 2019 Budget was what had become, in previous years, regular and often well-constructed "People’s Budget" contributions from unions and non-governmental groups, says Terry Bell.
Saftu is supporting unions in preparation for a national shutdown in March next year, as well as a radical workers party which will contest power at the elections.
The South African Federation of Trade Unions says it is considering organising workers in the cannabis sector, following the Constitutional Court judgment decriminalising the private use of marijuana.
Gauteng police have used rubber bullets to disperse about 2 000 workers belonging to the National Union of Public Service and Allied Workers, who were protesting outside Dis-Chem's offices in Midrand.
Business, labour, government and the community sector have been working for three months under the auspices of the National Economic Development and Labour Council (Nedlac) in preparation for the Jobs Summit, in a bid to tackle the current unemployment rate of 27.2%.
The South African Federation of Trade Unions general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi has strongly rejected allegations that he is involved in another sexual misconduct scandal as "completely baseless".
About 400 workers at Shoprite subsidiary Transpharm are striking in a bid to secure salaries of R12 500.
Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa employees - or at least some of them - will embark on a one-day strike on Friday.
Various organisations have welcomed President Cyril Ramaphosa's new Cabinet, but they have all stressed that there is a lot of work to be done to turn around the economy.
The first workers' party in South Africa has officially been launched and it hopes to garner the working class's votes and bag some seats in Parliament.
The long-awaited national minimum wage comes into effect on January 1. Here's what you need to know.
The trade union federation is calling for a national shutdown in March to protest rising economic hardships.
The PIC released a statement in which it announced that it accepted Matjila’s resignation. Allegations of kickbacks at Matjila’s associates and governance transgressions have prompted National Treasury to initiate an investigation into the corporation.
Saftu has urged the SABC to implement the recommendations of a commission of inquiry into sexual harassment allegations at the corporation without delay.
A sex allegation which a Numsa member levelled against SA Federation of Trade Unions general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi, has been settled as a misunderstanding, according to the federation.
Nurses in Kenya have reportedly denied any wrongdoing after bodies of at least 12 infants were found stuffed in boxes, and Police in eSwatini have come under fire after they used batons and stun grenades to disperse protesting workers in Manzini.
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