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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.

Fedusa voices concerns over job losses

Fedusa and its affiliates on Wednesday said they were worried about the number of possible job losses resulting from the global economic crisis.

SACP threatens mass action over Eskom price hikes

The South African Communist Party (SACP) on Friday threatened to "take to the streets" in protest against South African power utility Eskom's proposed electricity hikes. "We will announce in due course a rolling mass-action programme to stop this neo-liberal attack on the quality of life of South Africans," the SACP said in a statement.

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