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Eskom must lead the energy shift

Any plans to change from coal-fired power to renewable and affordable electricity must include turning the power utility into a true public entity

SAA’s choice: Restructure and cut 2 200 jobs or liquidate and lose 4 700

The business rescue practitioners say 29 of the fleet of 48 planes, various routes and inefficient services also need to go in the state-owned airline is to survive

SAA workers told not to return to work next month

The airline’s employees in Durban have been told to join the unemployment queue on March 1 because the city’s route will be closed at the end of February

Jockeys without horses: Let’s all learn to be constructive

Although Benjamin Fogel denies the relevance of the South African Communist Party — and gets a few facts wrong — some of his points are correct

​SA left will have to stand up to an unscrupulous ruling class to resurrect itself

Those in power will use propaganda and repressive state apparatus to maintain their grasp on the country’s purse strings

​South African left will have to stand up to an unscrupulous ruling class to resurrect itself

Those in power will use propaganda and repressive state apparatus to maintain their grasp on the country’s purse strings

Numsa denies ‘politicised’ workers are a threat to Eskom

Numsa's general secretary says the party's aim is to push the workers' interest in all sectors of society.

Comair strike by Numsa-affiliated ground staff averted, for now

Numsa, in a statement, said the two sides would continue talks in early January over wages and shift patterns

The workers who won’t snitch

Despite a legal obligation to inform on their comrades, workers across the country are refusing to do so, resulting in dismissal

Mantashe: Mboweni is the right man for the job

Tito Mboweni returns to the public service at a time when South Africa faces an unemployment crisis and low economic growth

Bye, brokers: Hello, service providers

Labour brokers were reined in by the Concourt, but they are already trying to exploit loopholes

CCMA ‘improperly’ postpones workers’ hearings

The Casual Workers Advice Office has dealt with at least nine different cases that have been unfairly postponed at the CCMA

Numsa urges all workers to strike against ‘R20/hour slave wage’

Workers are expected to take to the streets across the country to protest among other things the minimum wage

#ScrapNewLabourLaws campaign is ready for a national shutdown

Saftu with its affiliates, is embarking on a protected strike as part of the campaign to call on the government to rectify labour law amendments

Unions reject bus bosses’ ‘insulting’ offer, call for intensified strike action

In a statement issued by Numsa General Secretary Irvin Jim, the union said that the sector “insulted workers and commuters”

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