South African Federation of Trade Unions (Saftu)

 
The civil society resistance to state capture
The civil society resistance to state capture
For a long time there was very little organised opposition to these events, but the South African media had largely managed to fend off moves to...
Saftu: Working Class Summit to counter partisan trade unionism
Saftu: Working Class Summit to counter partisan trade unionism
The South African Federation of Trade Unions (Saftu) says it is confident of its capacity to unite the working class ahead of its summit, which is...
Saftu slams bus bosses threatening to take wage deal to court
Saftu slams bus bosses threatening to take wage deal to court
Bus companies involved in April’s protracted strike have reportedly threatened to challenge the bargaining council’s wage agreement in the...
Unionist accused of stealing R600 000 of workers’ money
Unionist accused of stealing R600 000 of workers’ money
The South African Federation of Trade Unions (Saftu) faces its first test against corruption within its ranks as it prepares to deal with one of...
EFF spurns minimum wage in National Assembly debate
EFF spurns minimum wage in National Assembly debate
The National Minimum Wage Bill was submitted before the National Assembly on Tuesday where it was debated and approved. It has now been sent to the...
National Assembly's approval of Minimum Wage Bill a milestone — Oliphant
National Assembly's approval of Minimum Wage Bill a milestone — Oliphant
The National Minimum Wage Bill submitted before the National Assembly on Tuesday is a historic achievement — a direct response to the call...
SA heads to the International Labour Conference
SA heads to the International Labour Conference
The 107th session of the International Labour Conference kicked off on Monday in Geneva, Switzerland. The conference will run until June 8.
Ramaphosa believes the National Minimum Wage Bill will be implemented later this year
Ramaphosa believes the National Minimum Wage Bill will be implemented later this year
On Tuesday, President Ramaphosa announced that he is confident that the National Minimum Wage Bill will be implemented after speaking with trade...
Nupsaw rejects public sector wage deal
Nupsaw rejects public sector wage deal
The National Union Of Public Service and Allied Workers (Nupsaw) has joined the Public Servants Association of South Africa (PSA) in refusing to...
Saftu opens the door to Cosatu’s Western Cape leader
Saftu opens the door to Cosatu’s Western Cape leader
Cosatu’s Western Cape secretary, Tony Ehrenreich, has informally met...
Marikana massacre haunts May Day in Langa
Marikana massacre haunts May Day in Langa
Langa is quiet. At the entrance to the Cape’s oldest township, hanging laundry sways from buildings that are reminiscent of the migrant labour...
‘The struggle for a living wage is still on’ – Ramaphosa
‘The struggle for a living wage is still on’ – Ramaphosa
President Cyril Ramaphosa hit back at critics of the national minimum wage, saying that the proposed R20 an hour is just a baseline towards...

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