AMCU faces deregistration by labour department

2019-04-24 18:39

The Labour Department has said it intends to deregister one of the country’s biggest mining unions, just weeks before crucial platinum-industry wage talks are expected to begin.

Saftu’s coming to the party

2018-09-16 10:10

The incumbent labour constituency at Nedlac managed to block new union federation Saftu from joining the body last year – but the excuse it used will fall away in April.

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.

Union embarks on ‘fully-blown’ Telkom strike

2016-08-12 16:25

Hundreds of Telkom staff have launched strike action against the company this week over a pay dispute.

Unions welcome acting KZN Education head

2016-05-05 12:00

Teacher unions have welcomed the appointment of advocate Bheki Masuku as the acting head of the Department of Education in the province.

ANAs: a teacher speaks out

2015-09-17 09:06

A high school teacher, who asked to remain anonymous, speaks out about the Annual National Assessment boycott.

Vavi should have acted sooner after suspension

2014-03-28 17:27

Suspended Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi should have acted soon after his suspension to have it lifted, the High Court hears.


Cosatu takes march over jobs to Parliament

2019-02-19 07:28

Union members affiliated to Cosatu are set to march to parliament as part of its efforts to mobilise for pro-poor policies ahead of the National Budget

Bus strike takes hefty chunk from economy

2018-05-13 06:00

More than three weeks after thousands of bus drivers downed tools, the economy continues to bleed millions of rands as a result.

‘Extremely high’ chance of MTN strike - union

2016-08-16 15:54

The possibility of a strike against local telecommunications giant MTN is “extremely high” as a key meeting with management was postponed, said the CWU.

New union to champion demands of striking Icasa workers

2016-08-03 13:14

The National Trade Union Congress of South Africa will represent striking workers contesting policy changes at the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa.

Labour Wrap: Time to steel ourselves - and act

2016-04-14 07:11

As the country faces economic stagnation, news has come that once again highlights the lunacy of the economic system, says Terry Bell in his latest Labour Wrap.

Pilot's union calls 2-day strike at Lufthansa

2015-02-11 16:00

Lufthansa management and German pilots union are showing no signs of agreement over pay and conditions after the union called for a two-day strike.

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