Cosatu

One strike and you’re out – registrar tells unions

A municipal workers’ union is the first to be sanctioned for not following the new rule when deciding whether to go on strike

Jockeys without horses: Let’s all learn to be constructive

Although Benjamin Fogel denies the relevance of the South African Communist Party — and gets a few facts wrong — some of his points are correct

Cosatu has a plan to save Eskom

The union federation says urgent, bold action is needed to keep the state-owned utility (and South Africa) going

Cosatu suggests an Eskom solution

The union federation offers unprecedented concessions on job protections

Cops take their leaders to task

Popcru used its ninth congress to focus on restoring the rights of police and correctional service workers

Editorial: Economic winter of discontent

Rather than wading into the economic rucks and mauls, we’ve been kicking for touch: buying time, instead of making game-winning yards

CCMA conference highlights minimum wage struggles

Numerous applications for exemption are hampering the government’s efforts to reach its target of six million workers being paid the minimum wage

A cleaner energy future is in sight

The plan calls for a significant increase in renewable energy, but still includes coal, gas and nuclear power

Labour court rules banking strike unlawful

Cosatu and Sasbo say the banking strike is not cancelled but suspended after the labour court ruled it unlawful

Sparks fly as labour takes on Eskom

Trade unions disagree with key policy decisions, and won’t budge even as the state-owned power utility’s dire finances threaten the economy

Nedlac struggles with inclusivity

The labour council has battled to defend its representation of workers’ interests, given that union membership is on the decline across the country

Agriculture department denies Dlamini poison claims

Deputy Agriculture Minister Sdumo Dlamini was admitted to hospital with a severe headache, says the ministry

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Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip: The guerilla priest

From his adventures with Steve Biko to his support for shack dwellers in KwaZulu-Natal, Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip has always walked the talk of radical Christianity

Tshwane water woes in court again

The municipality has been accused of deliberately derailing the contract to sort out toxic water crisis in Hammanskraal

Life in lockdown: Behind closed doors keeping out the coronavirus

South African students in China are staying behind closed doors due to the coronavirus outbreak

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it