Very few would notice if SAA didn't exist. However, if our food production even just slows down, it will affect all of us, writes Melanie Verwoerd.
Zanele Tasana loves her work but wants to make more money for her grandchildren. This feature is part of a Worker's Day series by GroundUp.
While political parties argue about the merits of the national minimum wage, the election year may (ironically) not have been the right moment in history to fulfil this long-awaited ideal, writes Dieter von Fintel.
AMCU will not be commemorating Workers Day with other trade unions, instead it wants August 16 to be declared a public holiday as a tribute to workers who lost their lives at Marikana. The union also took aim at President Cyril Ramaphosa, who was a board member of Lonmin at the time of the massacre.
Jacob Zuma has reacted to being jeered off the stage at a May Day rally in Bloemfontein. He was responding to a question at an impromptu media briefing during a walkabout at the World Economic Forum (WEF) on Africa in Durban on Wednesday. Watch.
May Day better known as International Workers day was used by protesters around the world to not only call for better worker rights but to also draw attention to social and political issues.
Bijou Bakole Tshibengu runs a day care centre in Parow. This feature is part of a Worker's Day series by GroundUp.
Saftu's proposed minimum wage is wholly unrealistic and even if they could implement it, it would lead to massive job losses.
As millions of employees around the world ready to celebrate International Workers' Day on May 1, Fin24 looks at how the SA labour landscape has changed over the past year.
It is sad that the party who ultimately brought us democracy has so quickly forgotten its own lessons. How quickly the ANC learned some of the old apartheid tricks, writes Melanie Verwoerd.
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