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'We are a country where democracy extends beyond the ballot....
It’s mayday for unions as May Day turnout disappoints
It’s mayday for unions as May Day turnout disappoints
May Day rallies across the country showed that trade unions have lost their lustre and are no longer the political force they were a decade ago. Back...
Ramaphosa tells workers: ‘Our country rests on your shoulders’
Ramaphosa tells workers: ‘Our country rests on your shoulders’
President Cyril Rampahosa has committed his administration to improve the lives of working people after the May 8 elections, saying that it wanted...
Alexandra township is the place of forgotten people — Malema
Alexandra township is the place of forgotten people — Malema
Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema says Alexandra is a true reflection of what black people are subjected to all over the country...
May Day, it’s our very own day
May Day, it’s our very own day
Tuesday. May 1. May Day. Workers’ Day.
‘The struggle for a living wage is still on’ – Ramaphosa
‘The struggle for a living wage is still on’ – Ramaphosa
President Cyril Ramaphosa hit back at critics of the national minimum wage, saying that the proposed R20 an hour is just a baseline towards...
Amcu slams Cosatu for giving Ramaphosa the stage on Workers’ Day
Amcu slams Cosatu for giving Ramaphosa the stage on Workers’ Day
The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) has taken aim at trade union federation Cosatu for allowing President Cyril Ramaphosa to...
Saftu submits first parliamentary objection to minimum wage
Saftu submits first parliamentary objection to minimum wage
The parliamentary committee on labour has accepted the submission by the South African Federation of Trade Unions (Saftu) on both the minimum wage...
Zuma faces rejection from the heart of the ANC, analysts say
Zuma faces rejection from the heart of the ANC, analysts say
The collective shock when labour federation Cosatu announced it was cancelling all speeches, including one by Jacob Zuma, at its annual...
Get on board the new federation train, Harvey
Get on board the new federation train, Harvey
Given that Ebrahim Harvey was once a trade union activist many years ago, we expected a more accurate account of the Workers Summit and the May Day...
Troubled SA must take May Day seriously
Troubled SA must take May Day seriously
May Day – a call to build an international movement of working class and poor people across lines of race, nation and religion for workers' control...

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