Cosatu will be joined by 10 civil society bodies and some religious leaders in a series of protests against the e-tolling of Gauteng highways.
South Africa faces massive problems in its economy despite achieving democracy 19 years ago, Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi says.
South African Transport and Allied Workers Union leader, Zenzo Mahlangu says a plan to 'eliminate' union bosses is aimed at toppling the alliance.
Over the past few months, the role of the political journalist has joined those of the cartoonist as being one of the most scrutinised.
Of late, I have read too many stories in the paper that do not work hard enough to persuade me as the reader that the central facts are established.
Cosatu is to appoint auditors to investigate Zwelinzima Vavi, showing the seriousness with which affiliates are treating the state of the federation.
It would be easy to dismiss Cosatu's public wrangling as a case of internal problems that the trade union federation must sort out internally.
Union membership is declining, but public servants are swelling the federation's ranks.
Prince Mashele, former CEO of Moeletsi Mbeki's think-tank, has accused the critic of delaying a Cosatu report to save one of his business deals.
Cosatu leaders have differed on whether their elevation to the ANC NEC represents a victory, or is fraught with more dangers than benefits.
Cosatu and Agri-SA have blamed one another for stalled talks aimed at ending the Western Cape farm workers' strike.
There are moves afoot to adopt the national development plan despite Cosatu's concerns, writes Lisa Steyn.
The mighty Cosatu once revolutionised the labour scene, but did its transformation into an efficient bureaucracy unwittingly lead to Marikana?
When Cosatu speaks out about problems in the country, this should not be seen as an attack on the ANC, Zwelinzima Vavi has said.
As the fight against urban tolling moves out of the courts and on to the streets
They may be humble servants of the people but some of SA's MPs have become wealthy property moguls, with holdings in some desirable areas.
The battles for higher wages by angry striking miners must be chosen carefully to avoid setbacks for the workers, writes Ebrahim Harvey.
ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe has lambasted Cosatu's decision to announce its preferred candidates for the ANC's top positions in Mangaung.
Cosatu is planning a nationwide strike to demand a radical economic shift on monetary policy and a review of the mandate of the SA Reserve Bank.
Senior Congress of South African Trade Union leaders have called for drastic labour law changes, including the amendment of the Labour Relations Act.