Federation Of Unions Of South Africa

Dennis George ‘shocked’ in the wake of Fedusa sacking

The federation’s former general secretary has been implicated in a dodgy Ayo listing deal which he claims is a ‘deliberate misrepresentation’

EFF spurns minimum wage in National Assembly debate

Labour minister, however, calls the approval of the National Minimum Wage Bill ‘a milestone’

Numsa urges all workers to strike against ‘R20/hour slave wage’

Workers are expected to take to the streets across the country to protest among other things the minimum wage

Fedusa bemused by transport changes

Fedusa says unions should have been consulted about plans to introduce an integrated public transport system controlled by municipalities.

Fedusa urges repo rate cut

Fedusa says the South African Reserve Bank should cut the repo rate by at least 100 basis points to stimulate the economy and create jobs.

South Africans get another day to take it easy

Kgalema Motlanthe has declared December 27 a public holiday after Fedusa asked the presidency for an extra day as Christmas falls on a Sunday.

Fedusa to submit proposals on development plan

Minister in the Presidency Trevor Manuel says Fedusa is to draft proposals for the National Development Plan after hearing about issues of concern.

Zuma calls for more public sector internships

President Jacob Zuma says the government wants more public sector internships to increase job creation and aid skills development.

Domestic workers need a helping hand, says Fedusa

Some domestic workers from disadvantaged backgrounds are not aware of their legal rights and are vulnerable to bad labour practices, Fedusa says.

Fedusa to discuss ‘green’ jobs with Patel

Fedusa hopes to discuss "green" jobs with Minister of Economic Development Ebrahim Patel when they meet, to follow up on government's new growth path.

Info Bill ‘a step backwards’ for govt transparency

Fedusa is deeply perturbed by the brazen nature in which the committee on the Protection of Information Bill is trying to push it through Parliament.

CCMA urged to intervene in Transnet strike

Striking unions at Transnet on Wednesday asked the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA) to intervene in their wage dispute.


From the archives: For the first time, an insiders’ account of the Third Force

Two young gangsters give an horrific account of how they were encouraged, equipped and trained to carry out violence against ANC-linked targets by the security forces.

Ramaphosa bets big on infrastructure to boost economy

Sona was a mixed bag but there were some meaningful announcements

Stranded commuters say Ramaphosa’s rail promises ring hollow

Cape Town’s largest passenger rail line has been closed for months, hitting people’s pockets and adding to road traffic congestion

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