Sactwu

Edcon group gets R2.7-billion lifeline

The UIF, with surpluses in the region of R156-billion, has helped rescue the embattled retailer, which owns Jet, Edgars and CNA

Saving Edcon is about saving jobs, says CEO

But the retailer’s recapitalisation plan rests on securing a new investor, and its landlords and lenders being on board.

Edcon: Experts split on PIC lifeline

Should the giant be left to sink or should it be helped to stay afloat in South Africa’s retail storm

Union maverick’s road to ‘BEE’ riches

Johnny Copelyn's book raises a deeper debate on the contradictions of labour embracing the trappings of capitalism.

Textile union Sactwu endorses clothing strike

Most members affiliated to the South African Clothing and Textile Workers' Union say they support a proposed wage strike.

Bargaining extension fought on constitutional grounds

The Free Market Foundation has filed a case with the Gauteng North High Court.

Textile union Sactwu pledges R1m for farm workers union

The SA Clothing and Textile Workers' Union (Sactwu) has pledged R1-million for the establishment of a formal farm workers' union.

Godongwana ‘lied to inquiry’

Subpoenaed bank accounts show former minister did receive a salary that he failed to disclose to Canyon Springs.

If only workers were not also people

Capitalist production will always follow those who are prepared to work for the cheapest rates.

Buthelezi clams up at Canyon Springs inquiry

Jailed Trilinear boss Sam Buthelezi has refused to give evidence to the Canyon Springs insolvency probe, citing his legal representative's absence.

Jailed Buthelezi to be grilled in Canyon Springs inquiry

The probe into how R100m of union pension money went missing will move to prison -- to hear testimony from Sam Buthelezi, a key player in the scandal.

Trilinear: Warnings ignored

To the tune of a well-known patriotic Cuban song, a group of workers sang the praises of Wayne van der Rheede, the deputy general secretary of Sactwu.

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South African tourism to be hit hard by coronavirus

The stream of about 100 000 Chinese tourists to South Africa each year has dried up for now, MPs told

Public transport inequality

The Competition Commission’s market inquiry reveals that South Africa’s public transport system remains skewed by class, advantaging middle- and high-income earners

Court date finally set for death in detention Haffejee inquest

Another apartheid-era death will be investigated after NPA pressured to finally act

Press Releases

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

New scheme to be launched following the biggest B-BBEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history

TFSAs are the gymnasts of the retirement savings world

The idea is to get South Africans to save, but it's best to do your research first to find out if a TFSA is really suited to your needs

Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences

Making sense of tax-free savings and investment

Have you made the most of your tax-free investment contributions?

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.