Saftu takes to the streets to protest VAT hike, minimum wage

2018-04-12 12:28

Trade federation Saftu is marching to Parliament to raise awareness of the plight of the poor, highlighting issues such as the VAT hike, labour law amendments and the minimum wage.

Wherefore art our unions in SA?

2018-04-08 06:03

South Africa’s trade union movement is in a state of flux.

R5bn Eskom loan is smart investment, argues PIC

2018-02-12 16:05

The Public Investment Corporation, in a letter to a parliamentary committee, has argued that its recent R5bn loan to Eskom will be paid back with an above-market interest rate.

Public servants union gives Gigaba Monday ultimatum on PIC demands

2018-02-09 07:18

The Public Servants Association says it is determined to “liberate” the Public Investment Corporation from the “clutches of determined looters”.

WATCH: Call to widen Sun Met boycott over Jooste's horses

2018-01-19 16:08

The Public Servants Association is adamant that civil society should join the boycott against the Sun Met, as Markus Jooste's horses will still be part of the race.

Union wants Markus Jooste banned from Cape Town horse race

2017-12-09 13:15

Public Servants Association has asked the organisers of a Cape Town horse race to ban former Steinhoff CEO Markus Jooste from entering his animals into the competition.

Inside labour: SABC needs loyal union leaders to serve

2017-11-12 06:00

The industrial relations mess that exists within the SABC highlights many of the problems facing the trade union movement in South Africa and the world.

Mango strike called off following agreement - union

2017-10-20 09:55

Mango pilots have returned to work this morning after a labour dispute with the low-cost airline was resolved on Thursday night.

Unions must use collective power

2017-10-08 06:02

The march of the digital revolution with its consequent loss of jobs should be a wake-up call to trade unions the world over to marshal their collective power.

PIC boss in firing line yet again

2017-09-29 11:08

After fending off earlier attempts to remove him, Public Investment Corporation boss Dan Matjila will again have to explain allegations that he flouted procedures to help a special friend.


Saftu submits first parliamentary objection to minimum wage

2018-04-09 15:19

The parliamentary committee on labour has accepted Saftu's submission on both the minimum wage and proposed labour law amendments, with further objections understood to be in the pipeline.

Ramaphosa could scrap Mining Charter - union

2018-02-14 16:33

Anointed president Cyril Ramaphosa could be a huge ally to the besieged mining sector, trade union Solidarity has said ahead of the legal challenge against the controversial Mining Charter.

Gigaba to meet PSA after court ultimatum

2018-02-09 20:11

Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba has agreed to meet with the Public Servants Association to discuss its concerns over the investment of pension money.

Labour Wrap: Political pitfalls for labour

2018-02-08 06:00

Ill-defined labels such as 'Marxist-Leninist' and 'workers’ party' belong in the political party arena and not among trade unions, says Terry Bell.

Steinhoff hands over 15 years of financial records to unions

2018-01-19 12:49

Steinhoff has agreed to allow the Federation of Unions of South Africa and the Public Servants Association access to financials as far back as 2002.

Union angered that ratings agencies dare to downgrade SA

2017-11-26 20:00

The South African Federation of Trade Unions is angered at the latest decisions by ratings agencies.

Unions worry about R16bn BEE investment

2017-10-29 14:30

About R16bn of public sector workers' pension funds may have already been handed over to politically motivated investments under the guise of promoting black economic empowerment.

Mini budget 2017: Three elephants in the room

2017-10-15 06:00

Players in the nuclear sector are looking for funding for the proposed new build programme and policy certainty from the mini budget.

Zim union threatens protest action as economy bleeds

2017-09-29 14:39

The Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions says failure by the government to address economic issues and replace the central bank chief will result in protest action against Mugabe and his government.

Gigaba and Matjila promise PIC funds are safe

2017-09-26 22:00

Finance minister Malusi Gigaba says reports that Treasury wants to use funds of the Public Investment Corporation to bail out state-owned companies are untrue.

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