Trade Unions

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

Unions up the ante in talks

The platinum sector wage negotiations are seeing a mixed bag of demands and counter-offers

It’s mayday for unions as May Day turnout disappoints

At best the rally was a sad reminder of just how badly the battle for control of the governing party have decimated the ANC’s alliance partner.

Mboweni to deliver budget in the face of massive debt and blackouts

Finance Minister Tito Mboweni is under pressure to bail out the state power utility Eskom — along with its $30-billion mountain of debt

Freedom fighter and trade unionist Eric Mtshali dies

This remarkable veteran helped to build the trade union movement even while in exile

Cosatu must introspect and fix itself, fast

The labour federation is a victim of the impasse in the grand post-apartheid South African project

Thuma mina: Unions unmoved by president’s challenge

'All the problems of unemployment and inequality are all getting worse since President Ramaphosa took over'

Samwu’s term of office extension faces opposition from members

Members of the trade union intend to challenge the amendment of the union's constitution to extend the term of office for leaders

Bus services expected to resume tomorrow

The sticking point that delayed a settlement was the insistence by the unions that the agreed 9% pay rise be backdated to April 1

Why changes to South Africa’s labour laws are an assault on workers’ rights

Two problems loom large in the implementation of the national minimum wage. One is compliance, the other redress.

In the name of union game

In defending its territory an established federation objects to the name of the new kid on the block

​Humanitarian and union leader Phiroshaw Camay dies aged 69

He spent two decades working to strengthen civil society, after leading two trade unions.

Latest

From the archives: For the first time, an insiders’ account of the Third Force

Two young gangsters give an horrific account of how they were encouraged, equipped and trained to carry out violence against ANC-linked targets by the security forces.

Ramaphosa bets big on infrastructure to boost economy

Sona was a mixed bag but there were some meaningful announcements

Stranded commuters say Ramaphosa’s rail promises ring hollow

Cape Town’s largest passenger rail line has been closed for months, hitting people’s pockets and adding to road traffic congestion

Press Releases

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.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it