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Mayday, Mayday! Our workers are sinking

Those tasked with raising people out of oppression have done a poor job of it in the past 26 years

Cyril can’t fill up the stadium either

A hot day at Sugar Ray Xulu with campaigning almost over may show why the ruling party should be worried

It’s mayday for unions as May Day turnout disappoints

At best the rally was a sad reminder of just how badly the battle for control of the governing party have decimated the ANC’s alliance partner.

Ramaphosa tells workers: ‘Our country rests on our shoulders’

The president talked up his achievements in the last year at a May Day rally organised by Cosatu in Durban

Alexandra township is the place of forgotten people — Malema

The EFF leader says Alexandra is an indication of how the governing party has done nothing to improve the lives of township residents

May Day, it’s our very own day

But an apparition at the march morphs into Niehaus – Daddy has even gutted Cosatu

‘The struggle for a living wage is still on’ – Ramaphosa

The president has hit back at critics of the national minimum wage saying the proposed R20 an hour is just a baseline

Amcu slams Cosatu for giving Ramaphosa the stage on Workers’ Day

The labour union has taken aim at trade federation Cosatu for allowing the president to address workers at their May Day celebration

Saftu submits first parliamentary objection to minimum wage

The minimum wage was initially supposed to be introduced on May 1. However, this has been delayed.

Zuma faces rejection from the heart of the ANC, analysts say

Workers' reaction to the president at the May Day rally in Bloemfontein shouldn't have come as a shock to the ANC and Cosatu - they'd been warned.

Get on board the new federation train, Harvey

Ebrahim Harvey didn’t check his facts, says Zwelinzima Vavi.

Troubled SA must take May Day seriously

This is a time to embrace working-class unity and challenge the status quo of capitalist oppression.

Zim workers pay for congress’s political focus

Observers have cited a weakness in pushing for a salary rise for Zimbabwe's public servants as proof of ineffectiveness.

Thousands protest against austerity in Europe

Labour Day - or May Day - has triggered protests against harsh government spending cuts around the world, with some demonstrations turning violent.

May Day protests sweep across Europe

May Day protesters have poured into Europe's streets, swept up in a wave of anti-austerity anger that threatens to topple leaders in Paris and Athens.

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