Cosatu affiliate Saccawu avoids collapse

With mounting debts hanging over its head, the future existence of the SA Commercial, Catering and Allied Workers Union remains under threat.

Massive union on brink of collapse

Saccawu is being sued for R30-million by its provident fund but has been given a last chance.

Cosatu special conference on Vavi to go ahead

Cosatu's special central executive committee meeting will go ahead despite Numsa asking the trade union federation to postpone it.

Saccawu calls on Cosatu to resolve deepening tension

Union Saccawu is the fifth Cosatu affiliate to write a letter to the federation president Sdumo Dlamini, calling on him to convene a special congress.

Saccawu plans to strike

Saccawu members of the National Bargaining Council for the Road Freight and Logistics Industry will strike for wage increases, the union has said.

This means war: Unions vow to stop DA march on Cosatu

Unions, the ANCYL and YCL have vowed to disrupt a DA-led march on Cosatu's headquarters, warning it will mark the beginning of "open class warfare".

Saccawu frets over Walmart’s ‘anti-union philosophy’

Saccawu says Walmart could pursue its "anti-union philosophy" if its merger with local retailer Massmart goes ahead in its current form.

Unions plan Walmart-Massmart hearing picket

Cosatu and Saccawu have announced their intention to embark on "mass pickets" at the Walmart-Massmart appeal hearing in Cape Town this week.

Saccawu wants Walmart to boost supply fund

Saccawu wants Walmart and Massmart to increase their planned fund to support SA suppliers from R100-million to at least R500-million.

Massmart conditions are ‘irrational’

The Competition Tribunal has ­criticised the government's call for procurement quotas to apply to the Walmart-Massmart merger.

‘We welcome becoming part of the Walmart family’

Massmart's chief executive said that the group's management team welcomed the prospect of becoming part of the Walmart family.

Patel walks protectionist tightrope

The state's opposition to the Walmart/Massmart merger is sending the wrong message to corporate South Africa, argue stakeholders.


High court refuses application to cross provinces for a funeral

Despite “extreme sympathy”, court says it must uphold the law

Partner row hits Mabuza Eskom deal

Former business associate says Nomvula Mabuza was not authorised to use his firm’s credentials to win the R100-million maintenance contract

Viral threat no match for Mama K’s Team 4

While most of Netflix’s live-action productions have been suspended, work on Mama K’s forges on from the comfort of animators’ couches and kitchen tables

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SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories