Meetings to break bus strike deadlock continue

2018-04-26 18:11

Transport Minister Blade Nzimande had been invited by Labour minister Mildred Olifant to mediate after negotiations reached a deadlock.

Saftu 'national shutdown' to get under way

2018-04-25 05:48

The SA Federation of Trade Unions is to protest countrywide over the national minimum wage, while the bus strike continues.

Numsa urges all workers to strike against 'R20/hour slave wage'

2018-04-24 18:44

Union Numsa says it is calling on all workers to unite for the interest of future generations and "oppose the labour bills meant to undermine the workers' right to strike".

'If they want war...' - public sector unions warn govt of total shutdown

2018-04-24 13:37

Public sector unions have sent a strong message to government: come back to the negotiating table to resolve salaries for employees, or face a total shutdown of the sector.

Still no buses as Saftu gears up for general strike

2018-04-24 05:39

The nationwide bus strike is expected to continue, with Western Cape commuters facing additional travel delays due to long-awaited rain.

Vavi: Saftu strike a fight about the life and death of unions

2018-04-23 15:51

Saftu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi says the trade union federation wants every worker to support its march on Wednesday, regardless of affiliation or wage level.

'The bus strike was the last resort' - Satawu

2018-04-23 11:04

While the ongoing bus strike may be hurting commuters, they understand the struggles of the striking workers, says Satawu.

Inside Labour: History, spies and the need for transparency

2018-04-20 06:00

Events placing journalists in the firing line highlight the need for transparency, and for workers to open debate wherever wrongdoing is suspected, says Terry Bell.

AS IT HAPPENED: #BusStrike is a matter between the employers and unions - Nzimande

2018-04-18 05:23

Commuters are lining up at minibus taxi ranks as a national bus strike takes effect.

Vavi slates Ramaphosa over 'slave wages', just good enough for his buffalo

2018-04-12 19:09

Saftu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi has called the national minimum wage a slave wage and challenged President Cyril Ramaphosa and other politicians to try and live on R20 per hour.


Numsa vows to continue court battle against independent power producers

2018-04-25 08:18

Union Numsa says it has instructed its lawyers to take the independent power producers case for review, stating it only lost the urgent interdict in the high court on a technicality.

Public sector wage strike puts Ramaphosa in a bind

2018-04-24 21:49

A standoff between government and unions representing its 1.3 million workers over pay puts President Cyril Ramaphosa in a jam.

Rand on the back foot as strong dollar pushes unit above R12.30

2018-04-24 13:37

The rand staged a mild comeback by mid-afternoon after the local unit took a beating from a stronger US dollar that firmed on the back of rising Treasury yields.

Fedusa lashes out at Saftu, calls nationwide strike self-serving

2018-04-24 12:43

The Federation of Unions of SA says it totally rejects calls by the SA Federation of Trade Unions to join it in a "self-serving nationwide strike" against the National Minimum Wage.

Unions, employers to meet with Oliphant in bid to end bus strike

2018-04-23 17:07

In a last-ditch attempt to broker a settlement to the national bus strike, union and employer negotiators are to meet with Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant in Johannesburg on Tuesday.

Union meets with state asset manager the PIC about its investments

2018-04-23 14:19

Public sector union the PSA is meeting with the Public Investment Corporation on behalf of its more than 230 000 members to demand details of several controversial investments made in recent years.

Everything you need to know about Wednesday’s general strike

2018-04-23 09:56

Thousands of workers are expected to take to the streets on Wednesday for a one day strike as the South African Federation of Trade Unions plans to make the country “ungovernable”.

Labour and business champions go head to head over minimum wage

2018-04-18 17:46

Sparks flew as a parliamentary committee put Saftu's Zwelinzima Vavi and employer association Neasa's CEO Gerhard Papenfus in one room on a public platform to discuss the minimum wage.

Inside Labour: Sagarmatha - a wake-up call for labour

2018-04-13 06:00

The controversy surrounding Sagarmatha Technologies offers a clear analysis of what digital computing and artificial intelligence mean for the future of work and workers, says Terry Bell.

Union heading to court to apply for SAA business rescue

2018-04-12 14:56

Trade union Solidarity intends to apply to the High Court to have embattled state-owned airline South African Airways placed in business rescue.

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