2019-02-13 14:57

MZANSI’S biggest labor federation COSATU and its affiliates came out in numbers to protest against unemployment in the country.


2019-02-13 09:39

SOUTH Africa’s biggest labor federation is embarking on a nationwide strike on Wednesday, which will include the Eskom’s employees.

9 Cosatu priorities for the 2019 election, including banning private hospitals and a 50% tax on companies

2018-09-12 06:01

The trade union federation says retirement funds must be forced to invest half their money in state-owned companies and job-creation projects, and the independence of the Reserve Bank must end.

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.


Strike against job losses compounds SA's load shedding woes

2019-02-13 13:09

South Africa’s biggest labour group staged a nationwide protest against job losses Wednesday, the latest setback for an economy reeling from four consecutive days of rolling power cuts.

Cosatu hits a cash crunch

2018-09-23 09:01

Auditors issue ‘adverse finding’ as affiliate unions face dire financial state of affairs.

Cosatu sees no need to amend South Africa land rules

2018-09-06 17:29

The South African ruling party’s labor partner sees no need to change the country’s Constitution to make it easier to expropriate land without compensation.

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.

Political killings will end, if the deputy president takes over - Cosatu

Cosatu general secretary Bheki Ntshalintshali said on Wednesday that political killings will be a thing of the past if the deputy takes over from the president. Watch.

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WATCH: Cosatu marches countrywide to protest Zuma

Cosatu members along with ANC-alliance partner, the SACP, have assembled at various gathering points around the country to protest against President Jacob Zuma

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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.

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