Food and Allied Workers Union (Fawu)

 
Key union faces deregistration
Key union faces deregistration
The Food and Allied Workers Union (Fawu), shaken by factional battles and a multimillion rand financial scandal, faces deregistration because of...
Tongaat Hullet - sugar farming company to exit sugar farming
Tongaat Hullet - sugar farming company to exit sugar farming
Embattled agri-processing and property giant Tongaat Hulett is preparing to pull out of sugar farming as part of a turnaround plan that has seen...
Clover sale cheeses off unions
Clover sale cheeses off unions
The proposed acquisition of dairy company Clover by Tel Aviv-based consortium Milco is being opposed by two unions, the General Industry Workers...
Sugar barons’ greed costs workers
Sugar barons’ greed costs workers
Sugar and property giant Tongaat Hulett is considering laying criminal charges against its former chief executive, Peter Staude, over the accounting scandal that has sent its share price into free fall and that may result in up to 5 000 workers losing their jobs....
Registrar gets tough on unions
Registrar gets tough on unions
For decades the office of the labour registrar had been largely overlooked. But in recent years the registrar, who is tasked with ensuring that...
Illegal cigarette brand a top seller in SA
Illegal cigarette brand a top seller in SA
An illegal cigarette brand, RG, is now the biggest seller in the country, research released by the Tobacco Institute of Southern Africa shows.
Dozens arrested and goods recovered in aftermath of Soweto violence
Dozens arrested and goods recovered in aftermath of Soweto violence
Seventy-five suspects have been arrested across Gauteng so far following the breaking and looting of foreign-owned shops in Soweto last week,...
Illicit tobacco trade a threat to jobs — union
Illicit tobacco trade a threat to jobs — union
Illicit traders are a direct threat to thousands of jobs in several industries including the tobacco industry, warned the Food and Allied Workers...
Marikana massacre haunts May Day in Langa
Marikana massacre haunts May Day in Langa
Langa is quiet. At the entrance to the Cape’s oldest township, hanging laundry sways from buildings that are reminiscent of the migrant labour...
Heineken issue ferments: Labour-broking shows few signs of disappearing
Heineken issue ferments: Labour-broking shows few signs of disappearing
Martha Xakaza is a single mother born and raised in Soweto. She takes three taxis from her house in Vosloorus to get to work for her 12-hour shift,...
In the name of union game
In the name of union game
The founding congress of the South African Federation of Trade Unions (Saftu) will go ahead on Friday April 21 despite legal threats of a rival...

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