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Unions up the ante in talks
Unions up the ante in talks
With most sectors underperforming at best, it would be easy to see platinum group metals (PGMs) — which are up by as much 33.21% in the past...
It’s mayday for unions as May Day turnout disappoints
It’s mayday for unions as May Day turnout disappoints
May Day rallies across the country showed that trade unions have lost their lustre and are no longer the political force they were a decade ago. Back...
Unembargoed: February 22 to 28
Unembargoed: February 22 to 28
The utility fears sabotage if Nersa doesn’t grant a price hike, which may lead to retrenchments
Mboweni to deliver budget in the face of massive debt and blackouts
Mboweni to deliver budget in the face of massive debt and blackouts
Finance Minister Tito Mboweni faces a balancing act ahead of his maiden budget on Wednesday to reassure investors over the country's troubled state-owned power utility without alienating union allies ahead of national elections....
Freedom fighter and trade unionist Eric Mtshali dies
Freedom fighter and trade unionist Eric Mtshali dies
If moments of historical significance were marked by the blowing of horns and the tolling of bells, South Africa would be standing still to observe...
Cosatu must introspect and fix itself, fast
Cosatu must introspect and fix itself, fast
Cosatu — the largest and until recently the most important labour federation in the country — is facing an existential crisis.
Thuma mina: Unions unmoved by president’s challenge
Thuma mina: Unions unmoved by president’s challenge
President Cyril Ramaphosa’s call for South Africans to work together is not reverberating with the trade unions, which say they should not be...
Samwu's term of office extension faces opposition from members
Samwu's term of office extension faces opposition from members
Some members of the South African Municipal Workers' Union (Samwu) intend challenging the amendment of the union's constitution to extend the term...
Why changes to South Africa's labour laws are an assault on workers' rights
Why changes to South Africa's labour laws are an assault on workers' rights
The biggest changes to South Africa’s labour laws since 1995, shortly after the country’s first democratic elections, are currently being...
South Africa has a new trade union federation. Can it break the mould?
South Africa has a new trade union federation. Can it break the mould?
The newly launched trade union grouping in South Africa - the South African Federation of Trade Unions (Saftu) - promises to be a voice for the...
In the name of union game
In the name of union game
The founding congress of the South African Federation of Trade Unions (Saftu) will go ahead on Friday April 21 despite legal threats of a rival...

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