The union is strongly in favour of not stopping the tradition of the deputy replacing the party leader.
Blue-collar union and its white counterpart strike up a relationship despite their political differences.
Ebrahim Harvey challenges the former leader of the labour federation to examine his role in its unravelling.
Ebrahim Harvey off the mark about the recent May Day rally and Worker's Summit, writes Andrew Chirwa.
Ebrahim Harvey didn’t check his facts, says Zwelinzima Vavi.
In trying to set up a new alliance and workers' party, it seems the union has taken on too much.
At a workers' summit held in Ekurhuleni on Saturday, at least 30 unions nationwide attended and discussed the need for a new trade union federation.
Debilitating internecine rivalry and squabbles give scant hope that a leftist realignment can succeed.
The launch of a new anti-corruption coalition could be a sign that major labour shifts are afoot.
The local steel industry is vanishing and about 190 000 people face losing their jobs.
Cosatu president Sdumo Dlamini has called on rebel unions aligned with Numsa and former general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi to "free themselves".
Eight rebel unions who sympathise with Numsa and Vavi are working with them to try to force a discussion about the transformation of Cosatu.
Trade union wins high court case and hopes to save jobs for 165 of its members who faced the axe.
Can government afford to reconsider the imposition of a fee for pollution given the economic stresses that the country is currently facing?
Three Cosatu affiliates have accused Sdumo Dlamini of using a CEC meeting to further their own agenda and have decided to boycott it.
Cosatu's policy is one sector, one union but there could be two, metalworker's union if Numsa has its way.
Cosatu boss Sdumo Dlamini says the rebel unions had only identified unity and cohesion as issues they want to be addressed, not electing new leaders.
Trade union federation says it had planned to hold the meeting, but Numsa says legal intervention was needed to compel it to do so.
Zwelinzima Vavi will not appeal his expulsion from Cosatu as general secretary, unless it holds what he calls a legitimate congress.