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VW workers still seeking compensation after 20 years
VW workers still seeking compensation after 20 years
Hundreds of Eastern Cape auto workers are still fighting for compensation almost 20 years after Volkswagen South Africa (VWSA) fired them for...
SAA strike is a lose-lose situation
SAA strike is a lose-lose situation
The standoff between management and labour at Airways Park, the headquarters of SAA, has reached crisis level after the airline announced it was...
SAA to shed 944 jobs but pilots get pay rise totalling R100m
SAA to shed 944 jobs but pilots get pay rise totalling R100m
Disgruntled unions at SAA say backdated increases to pilots’ salaries have added about R100-million to the ailing national carrier’s R6.1-billion wage bill, while their demands were rejected and would have added just under R60-million. ...
Key union faces deregistration
Key union faces deregistration
The Food and Allied Workers Union (Fawu), shaken by factional battles and a multimillion rand financial scandal, faces deregistration because of...
SAA set for showdown with labour
SAA set for showdown with labour
It’s a case of another week, another crisis for one of the country’s state-owned misfits, SAA. On Wednesday, the airline announced that it had suspended its second...
Yet another SAA exec suspended
Yet another SAA exec suspended
Crisis-ridden South African Airways (SAA) has flown into more turbulence as yet another executive, general manager of human resources Vuyi...
Sparks fly as labour takes on Eskom
Sparks fly as labour takes on Eskom
Labour is headed for a showdown with embattled state-owned power utility Eskom, which last week announced a loss of R21-billion in 2018-2019...
‘Creating jobs is no threat to labour’
‘Creating jobs is no threat to labour’
With his department’s focus shifted towards job creation, Employment and Labour Minister Thulas Nxesi says he will not risk sidelining worker’s...
Democracy and the left in post-apartheid South Africa — An interview with Ben Turok
Democracy and the left in post-apartheid South Africa — An interview with Ben Turok
Professor Ben Turok, now 92 years old, was an ANC member of Parliament in South Africa for 20 years. Turok is the sole surviving member of the...
CCMA cases pile up with new law
CCMA cases pile up with new law
The Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA), has received 1 073 minimum wage referrals for the first half of this year...
Numsa strike against sexual harassment is a ‘powerful moment in labour history’
Numsa strike against sexual harassment is a ‘powerful moment in labour history’
What does it require to get management to take a sexual harassment complaint seriously? If the recent National Union of Metal Workers of South...
Unions calls for the disbanding of PetroSA board
Unions calls for the disbanding of PetroSA board
The PetroSA Board should be dissolved immediately. This is the call made by Solidarity, the National Union of Metalworkers (Numsa) and the...

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