May Day

 
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...
Zim workers pay for congress's political focus
Zim workers pay for congress's political focus
Dabbling in politics and factionalism appears to have weakened the country's largest workers union, the ­Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions...
Thousands protest against austerity in Europe
Thousands protest against austerity in Europe
Trains and ferries were cancelled and hospital staff walked off the job in Greece on Wednesday and thousands were due to demonstrate across Spain...
May Day protests sweep across Europe
May Day protests sweep across Europe
May Day protesters poured into streets across Europe on Tuesday, swept up in a wave of anti-austerity anger that threatens to topple leaders in...
DA and media 'against ANC and the poor'
DA and media 'against ANC and the poor'
Criticism of the Democratic Alliance (DA) and the media featured strongly in speeches at the Congress of South African Trade Unions's (Cosatu) May...
PSL agrees to postpone game for Numsa
PSL agrees to postpone game for Numsa
The Premier Soccer League (PSL) has agreed to postpone Sunday's match between Mamelodi Sundowns and Kaizer Chiefs by one hour to accommodate a...

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