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October 7 strike: ‘Lukewarm’ action amid Covid-19 crisis?

After months of little action, the planned nationwide stayaway may not be an impressive show of force by the trade union movement

‘Worker safety nets inadequate’

With large-scale job losses on the horizon here and around the world, the Covid- 19 pandemic has put the vulnerability of workers in sharp focus

Coronavirus: Nedlac says it’s no longer business as usual

A special executive committee meeting of business, labour and government was held on Monday to discuss a common programme to slow down the spread of Covid-19

Unions slam move to cut wage bill

Cosatu rejects job losses and a wage freeze for public servants, calling this ‘a declaration of war’

Labour court rules against ambassador

Nozipho Mxakato-Diseko has lost the latest round in her ongoing battle with the department

Battered Samwu again at odds

After allegations about maladministration, union leaders are now accused of not coming clean about corruption

Eskom reports alarm Cosatu

Cosatu general secretary Bheki Ntshalintshali says the federation will not be open to any solution involving privatisation

Dark clouds gather over jobs summit

Ramaphosa has his work cut out to rally everyone behind his vision and some are already grumbling

Zingiswa Losi elected Cosatu’s first woman president

Losi was nominated unopposed by delegates at Cosatu’s 13th national congress taking place in Midrand this week

‘Everyone can see what’s happening in the ANC’ — Cosatu on ‘plot’ against Ramaphosa

Cosatu's general secretary Bheki Ntshalintshali said the alliance was concerned about claims that there are talks to remove Ramaphosa

Workers won’t vote for ANC if state job cuts go ahead

The labour federation says it will not vote for the ANC in 2019 if government goes ahead with public sector job cuts and privatisation of SOEs

Saftu opens the door to Cosatu’s Western Cape leader

Cosatu’s Western Cape secretary has informally met senior leaders of the South African Federation of Trade Unions and could soon join Saftu

Saftu strike ‘threatens worker unity’

The strike was ignored by three other federations, who described the action as a miscalculation

Cosatu’s nationwide stayaway is a stand against the ‘predatory elite’

Trade union federation Cosatu has called on all South Africans not to go to work on Wednesday in protest over state capture and corruption.

‘We can’t lose this one’ – Cosatu on backing Ramaphosa for ANC president

Cosatu’s central executive committee is meeting in Johannesburg to strategise on how to ramp up support for its ANC presidential candidate.

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