Food and Allied Workers Union (Fawu)

 
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...
​Treasury warns national minimum wage will lead to 715 000 job losses
​Treasury warns national minimum wage will lead to 715 000 job losses
Treasury is not in favour of a national minimum wage (NMW) of above R3 000, arguing that it would result in 715 000 job losses and an economic...
Two rebel unions cry foul over Cosatu's 'financial sabotage'
Two rebel unions cry foul over Cosatu's 'financial sabotage'
The Food and Allied Workers’ Union (Fawu) claims that trade union federation Cosatu’s demand that it settle outstanding affiliation fees of...
​Cosatu president Dlamini agitates for a split of Fawu after union votes to leave
​Cosatu president Dlamini agitates for a split of Fawu after union votes to leave
Following a groundbreaking move to disaffiliate from the Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu), the Food and Allied Workers Union (Fawu)...
Concourt rules Fawu not exempt from damages claims
Concourt rules Fawu not exempt from damages claims
The Constitutional Court on Wednesday held that a union does not enjoy special protection from damages claims by members that it represents....
Striking SAB workers demand 9% wage increase
Striking SAB workers demand 9% wage increase
Striking South African Breweries (SAB) workers affiliated to the Food and Allied Workers' Union (Fawu) handed over a memorandum to their...

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