Zwelinzima Vavi

 
Losi’s on a mission to rebuild Cosatu
Losi’s on a mission to rebuild Cosatu
The journey to the top of South Africa’s biggest labour federation has not been an easy one for Zingiswa Losi.
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...
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...
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...
#ScrapNewLabourLaws: The EFF comes to the party
#ScrapNewLabourLaws: The EFF comes to the party
The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) has released a statement declaring that it stands in solidarity with those embarking on a nationwide strike on...
#ScrapNewLabourLaws campaign is ready for a national shutdown
#ScrapNewLabourLaws campaign is ready for a national shutdown
In a press conference ahead of the national strike on April 25, general secretary of the South African Federation of Trade Unions (Saftu),...
Everything you need to know about Wednesday’s general strike
Everything you need to know about Wednesday’s general strike
Thousands of workers are expected to take to the streets on Wednesday for a one day strike as the South African Federation of Trade Unions (Saftu)...
DA: Blanket minimum wage not feasible
DA: Blanket minimum wage not feasible
The Democratic Alliance (DA) said on Monday that it supported the broad idea of a minimum wage, but insisted a blanket implementation is not...
Saftu threatens to make SA 'ungovernable'
Saftu threatens to make SA 'ungovernable'
The South African Federation of Trade Unions will celebrate its one-year anniversary by “making South African ungovernable” unless the state...
Only beneficiation will stamp out
Only beneficiation will stamp out
The Youth Employment Service (YES) launched by President Cyril Ramaphosa this week has been cautiously welcomed by organised labour, which insists...
Vavi warns workers to avoid 'butcher of the working class' after budget
Vavi warns workers to avoid 'butcher of the working class' after budget
Trade unionist Zwelinzima Vavi has warned workers to start organising themselves against exploitation after "multibillionaire" President Cyril...
A case of talk left, budget right
A case of talk left, budget right
On Tuesday, President Cyril Ramaphosa offered fine words: “The most important people in this country are not those who walk the red carpet in...

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