Labour federation Fedusa backs PSA's 'day of rage'

2018-06-08 13:56

Fedusa, the federation to which the Public Servants Association is an affiliate, has backed the union's nationwide strike Monday.

Trade union PSA plans for 'Day of Rage' and indefinite strike

2018-06-06 12:09

Trade union the Public Servants Association, which has 238 000 members, has promised renewed public protest and indefinite strikes from Monday, following long-standing tensions over wage negotiations.

SARS must take some blame for revenue shortfall - Treasury

2018-03-02 12:59

The tax revenue gap is not only due to the poor economic cycle as SARS has asserted, but also due to administration and governance issues at the tax authority, says Treasury.

Inside labour: Will the wounded left unite for workers?

2017-10-29 06:00

There are two centennials being celebrated in South Africa this month: the birth of struggle icon OR Tambo and the Russian revolution of 1917. Lessons will hopefully be drawn from both.

Open letter to Cosatu: blatant racism brings shame to march

2017-09-28 11:52

Dear Cosatu, you disgraced your organisation with your racist comments and exposed your reckless endorsement of a labour brokering system, writes Herman Mashaba.

Has the labour movement become a middle class movement?

2017-08-24 10:18

The South African labour landscape has undergone massive changes in the past few years that have left the country’s trade union movement almost unrecognisable, writes Andries Bezuidenhout.

Blade Nzimande - Let us tell the truth (full speech)

2017-05-30 08:11

There is an attempt to emulate a Putin style, authoritarian, low-intensity democracy, with meetings reported between a certain faction and its counterparts in Russia, says Blade Nzimande.

Inside labour: SA’s blind loyalty is dangerous

2017-04-30 06:15

Unity for the sake of unity is dangerous.

Federation ready to roll

2017-03-12 06:02

The New Trade Union Federation, spearheaded by leaders expelled from labour federation Cosatu, this week released lists of its signed-up members as well as potential future affiliates, already making it the country’s second-largest labour grouping.

Sugar tax will cost jobs – Cosatu

2017-02-19 07:23

Labour federation Cosatu has expressed concern that the proposed tax on sugar-sweetened beverages may lead to the loss of thousands of jobs in the sugar industry.

 

Public sector wage deal inches closer as more unions sign

2018-06-07 12:53

The public sector wage agreement is close to being a done deal, with 48% of workers represented by trade unions at the Public Service Coordinating Bargaining Council (PSCBC) supporting the offer.

Public sector talks: Another deadlock looming?

2018-05-18 16:34

Cosatu unions have been accused of being in bed with "the employer" – government – and have threatened to exclude the PSA from further negotiations.

Govt wage woes mount

2017-12-07 17:57

Government negotiators have rejected trade unions’ demands for between 10- and 12% wage increases and a one-year deal, and instead offered inflation-linked hikes for junior and mid-level employees.

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The SARB must serve the people

2017-07-03 07:28

The Reserve Bank’s mandate of pursuing inflation as a solution to economic problems only benefits those with resources, writes Bheki Ntshalintshali.

Cosatu: The centre is not holding

2017-05-28 06:00

Cosatu is appealing for ANC national executive members to use their “conscience” to remove President Jacob Zuma.

Inside labour: Deadlocked bus strike a danger to all

2017-03-12 06:05

The deadlocked bus transport pay and conditions negotiations went into mediation this past week. And at stake is much more than money and working conditions, especially of drivers. At stake is the safety of commuters and of all road users.

Labour view: Wage deal is a sellout to poverty

2017-02-19 08:17

When labour federation Cosatu delayed signing the R20-an-hour minimum wage agreement, an editorial in a local newspaper said: “There was something ironic about this week’s signing by all the social partners – except Cosatu.

Zuma, ANC hindering progress, says Numsa

2017-01-04 17:48

Numsa believes that President Jacob Zuma and the ANC are an obstacle to progress in economic transformation.

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