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No end to Fawu’s factional fight

Leaders of two competing groupings in the Food and Allied Workers Union have fired each other

Fawu members fight back in court

Infighting intensifies as factionalism and purges rock the union ahead of its national congress

One strike and you’re out – registrar tells unions

A municipal workers’ union is the first to be sanctioned for not following the new rule when deciding whether to go on strike

Where will neoliberalism end?

LONG READ As the world was overtaken by upheaval last year, one photo emerging from the uprisings depicts a protestor bearing a promise: “Neoliberalism was...

Key union faces deregistration

Financial malpractice linked to members’ fees and misuse of funds has rocked the Food and Allied Worker’s Union

Vavi asks Amcu for unity

The Saftu general secretary addressed thousands of delegates at Amcu's national elective congress on Thursday

Nedlac struggles with inclusivity

The labour council has battled to defend its representation of workers’ interests, given that union membership is on the decline across the country

Sona protestors out early to get their voices heard

Various groups are picketing in hopes of getting President Cyril Ramaphosa to address their concerns

Halt the capitalist crisis gripping the world

Today’s capitalism is a slide into authoritarianism, using Islamophobia, xenophobia, racism and anti-Semitism to keep the state in power

Numsa cornered by capital?

Intrigue and internal divisions are dogging South Africa’s largest union, and threatening to destabilise the federation to which it belongs

Labour regroups after damp-squib jobs summit

The presidential jobs summit failed to yield a moratorium from big business on job cuts, sending labour back to the drawing board

Vavi harassment complaint went ‘nowhere’

This latest allegation relates to incidents in late August and early September 2017 in which Vavi is said to have harassed and later groped a woman

Saftu: Working Class Summit to counter partisan trade unionism

The federation wants to bring together trade unions and civil society to fight the capitalist class

Saftu slams bus bosses threatening to take wage deal to court

Five bus companies have applied for exemption from the wage agreement that put an end to the month-long strike

Unionist accused of stealing R600 000 of workers’ money

The general secretary of a Saftu-affiliated union is being investigated for corruption

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