United Transport And Allied Trade Union

Drivers won’t be made ‘scapegoats’ by Metrorail

Train drivers were not prepared to be "scapegoats" for Metrorail's system failures, the United Transport and Allied Workers' Union said on Friday.

Rail union optimistic about Molefe’s appointment

Transnet's largest trade union said on Wednesday it was "cautiously optimistic" about the appointment Brian Molefe as the parastatal's new CEO.

Union members mull new Transnet offer

Trade union members who have been striking against Transnet were on Wednesday considering a new offer from management.

Transnet wage talks crumble

Transnet confirmed on Monday that wage talks between the transport utility and two unions faltered once again, despite the CCMA's involvement.

Transnet strike halts rail and port operations

Thousands of transport workers joined a national strike on Wednesday, paralysing rail and port operations in the country.

Utatu rejects Transnet offer, goes on strike

United Transport and Allied Trade Union (Utatu) members have rejected a Transnet wage-increase offer of 11%.


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.