Labour Wrap: A race to the bottom

2014-12-11 07:45

The four-day world congress of the UNI Global Union has highlighted the fact that “business as usual” in a globalised world will no longer be tolerated.

Super union calls for boycott of some Israeli goods

2014-12-10 14:17

The UNI Global Union has resolved at its world congress in Cape Town to call for a boycott of all products produced in the territories illegally occupied by Israel.

Vavi: Boardroom fights don't help workers

2014-12-09 13:48

Endless boardroom fights have nothing to do with advancing workers'interests "when Rome is burning", says Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi.

Vavi: Cosatu no political conveyor belt

2014-12-09 10:59

It would be over his dead body that Cosatu would become a political conveyor belt, says Zwelinzima Vavi, embattled general secretary of Cosatu.

No World Cup without workers' rights

2014-12-08 22:00

The UNI Global Union world congress being held in Cape Town has been told that there will be no Soccer World Cup in Qatar unless worker rights are guaranteed.

Upbeat start to union congress

2014-12-08 09:49

Despite professions of hope at the UNI Global Union world congress opening, difficulties faced by working people worldwide are likely to be a major concern.


Threat of machines worries union congress

2014-12-10 17:00

The world faces the prospect of massive job losses as human workers are increasingly replaced by computer-based automation or robots.

Vavi: Battle for soul of Cosatu

2014-12-09 15:57

Attempts to divide and split the trade union movement amounts to the crime of treason against the working class, says Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi.

Vavi: Union leaders need a wake up call

2014-12-09 11:59

Union leaders need to be in touch with an increasingly desperate workforce, says Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi.

Globalisation helps trade unions

2014-12-09 05:05

Globalisation has come to the aid of trade unions in Colombia, where activists often face the threat not just of harassment, but also torture and assassination.

Dark clouds on trade union horizon

2014-12-08 10:31

Despite plenty of dark clouds on the trade union horizon both in SA and abroad, there are silver linings, the world congress of the UNI Global Union has heard.

Huge question at world union congress

2014-12-07 09:58

There will be one publicly unspoken question among the more than 2 000 delegates attending the largest ever trade union gathering on the continent.

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