Communication Workers Union

SABC unions will not go down without a fight

The broadcaster has announced mass retrenchments in the wake of financial woes, but unions say workers are the victims of an uncreative board

Afro Worldview off air as MultiChoice ends contract

Employees at the channel have been left stranded after it was removed from the DStv bouquet but the Communication Workers Union says it is not the end

Post office yields to critical union demands

In an effort to end strike action, the state-owned entity has answered the call for permanent jobs

Post office wage talks deadlocked

Sapo chief executive Mark Barnes says the entity could not afford the 12% wage hike

Post Office strike halts payment to grant beneficiaries

The workers say they have not received a wage hike in three years. They are demanding a 12% wage increase

Spokesperson: All is well at SABC

Kaizer Kganyago confirms staff members are still picketing outside the SABC but that, despite this, programmes have not been disrupted.

SABC staff set to strike ahead of ANC conference

Hannes du Buisson, spokesperson for Bemawu, says that the members of the union have rejected the SABC’s proposal of a 4.5% salary increase.

SABC strikers wage battle on two fronts – in the boardroom and on the streets

Wage increases and the freedom of the embattled SABC board from political interference are the core of SABC workers’ demands.

Post Office wins court order against strike

But the Communication Workers Union has said it is consulting its legal team and plans to go ahead with the march, even it bypasses Sapo buildings.

How communication workers taught the labour courts a lesson

What happens when workers are excluded from a system that is supposed to protect them? The post office strike has become a case study.

Union demands Telkom retract retrenchment letters to staff

The CWU has expressed shock over the 105 retrenchment letters given to staff members and has called for the resignation of Telkom's CEO.

Union siding with Motsoeneng could scare members

Some SABC staffers say the Communication Workers' Union's support of its acting COO, as the "Hlaudi Motsoeneng Coalition", would badly affect workers.

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President Cyril Ramaphosa addressed the nation on the continuing efforts to contain the spread of Covid-19. This included the extension of the national lockdown by another two weeks

More than 900 Americans to be evacuated from South Africa

Three flights are expected to leave South Africa over two days, embassy spokesperson says

Yeoville can police itself, thank you

In the Johannesburg suburb, neat queues are enforced, physical distances maintained and fights stopped by its community policing forum

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Rahima Moosa Hospital nursing college introduces no-touch facial recognition access system

The new system allows the hospital to enrol people’s faces immediately, using artificial intelligence, and integrates easily with existing access control infrastructure, including card readers and biometrics

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Earlier this year South African fried chicken fast-food chain, Chicken Licken®, launched a campaign for their wallet-friendly EasyBucks® meals, based on the idea of ‘Everyone’s talking about it.’

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world