The numbers will tell the truth

2018-07-22 08:57

By the end of today there may be a fairly clear indication of how much popular power Cosatu may have lost in recent years, writes Terry Bell.

Eskom wage talks: Unions want meeting with Nene, Gordhan

2018-07-11 09:02

Unions representing workers at Eskom have requested to meet with the finance minister and minister of public enterprises as wage negotiations have reached a critical stage.

Sassa strike on hold, following 'positive' engagements with Shabangu - PSA

2018-06-11 18:11

Following a meeting with Social Development Minister Susan Shabangu, the Public Servants Association has put its Sassa strike on hold.

PSA cancels 'day of rage' but vows to continue fight for 'financial emancipation'

2018-06-08 18:09

The Public Servants Association says it has cancelled its ‘day of rage’ in support of salary demands, after the majority of unions signed a wage agreement for public servants it is not party to.

Inside Labour: Austerity, democracy and wishful thinking

2018-06-08 06:01

Many unions are facing falling membership following squabbles and splits, claims of corruption, or lack of democracy. The labour movement is in crisis - weaker than it has been for years, writes Terry Bell.

Solidarity aims for global support in fight against Trump steel tariffs

2018-06-05 15:51

Trade union Solidarity says it is going to mobilise unions locally and internationally to take on newly proposed US import tariffs.

Unions pitted against each other on National Minimum Wage Bill

2018-05-30 18:39

While Fedusa and Cosatu have welcomed the passing of the National Minimum Wage Bill, Saftu has vowed to continue fighting what it calls “poverty” wages.

Dlodlo a no show at wage briefing, govt still getting union signatures

2018-05-21 12:57

While the department of public service and administration has said that unions have “in principle” agreed to the public sector wage agreement, at least one union says it is not backing the offer.

The national bus strike will probably continue next week. Here's why.

2018-05-12 17:48

Commuters will, once again, be expected to find alternative means of transport because of a deadlock on backdated pay.

Bus strike: Unions edge closer to employers with counter offer

2018-05-08 17:48

The five transport unions involved in the protracted bus strike have resolved on a counter offer which brings them closer to the new offer tabled by employers.

 

Eskom and unions to return to wage negotiation table

2018-07-16 20:46

Unions will meet with Eskom on Tuesday to give feedback on the power utility’s wage offer.

Unions welcome new healthcare laws – with a laundry list of concerns

2018-06-22 15:02

Unions and labour federations have broadly welcomed the release of the NHI Bill and the Medial Schemes Amendment Bill, but concerns about implementation persist.

AMCU seeks R12 500 minimum for gold miners

2018-06-11 13:11

Union AMCU plans to demand a R12 500 monthly minimum wage from some of the country’s top gold producers in upcoming wage negotiations.

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.

PSA set to strike as public service wage talks deadlock

2018-06-04 19:22

The Public Service Association has announced that it will embark on a strike next week, after public sector wage negotiations failed to reach an agreement.

ROUNDUP: Where to next for public sector wage deal?

2018-05-22 17:56

After seven months of negotiations, public sector unions and government have yet to sign a wage deal. Fin24 takes a look at where the deal stands for the main parties.

PSA not budging as government, unions agree to above-inflation wage hikes

2018-05-19 07:03

An agreement was finally reached in the protracted public sector wage negotiations but at least one union, the Public Servants Association will not sign it.

JUST IN: Bus strike not over yet as issue of backdated pay looms large

2018-05-11 17:16

The bus strike is not over yet, Numsa general secretary Irvin Jim said late on Friday afternoon.

Bus strike continues as employers revert to original wage offer

2018-05-03 15:55

Satawu spokesperson Zanele Sabela has confirmed the bus strike will continue as employers have reverted to their original offer.

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