Zwelinzima Vavi

#ScrapNewLabourLaws campaign is ready for a national shutdown

Saftu with its affiliates, is embarking on a protected strike as part of the campaign to call on the government to rectify labour law amendments

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 Saftu plans to make t​he country “ungovernable”

DA: Blanket minimum wage not feasible

​The DA said on Monday that it supported the broad idea of a minimum wage, but insisted a blanket implementation is not practical

Saftu threatens to make SA ‘ungovernable’

Unions marched on Parliament to declare that the state should implement a “living wage” instead of a R20 per hour rate for most workers in the country

Only beneficiation will stamp out

The youth jobs scheme offers yearlong internships but sceptics fear it will only beef up BEE scorecards

Vavi warns workers to avoid ‘butcher of the working class’ after budget

Vavi was critical of the budget speech presented by Minister Gigaba on and what it would mean for the next year under a Ramaphosa presidency.

Communists red-faced over Blade

The SACP is on the back foot after being shafted by the president it once vocally backed

Socialism will not end poverty Mr Vavi

To change South Africa to a socialist state will not happen through a social pact, writes Frans Rautenbach

Hired guns aim for Numsa

Numsa has revealed that its members working at gold mines in the North West have fallen under the scope of hired guns.

South Africa has a new trade union federation. Can it break the mould?

Historically, trade unions in the country have played a significant role in shaping the political landscape.

​Newly formed Saftu loses its first strike bid at Nedlac

The federation sought permission for a stayaway on Wednesday, the start of rolling mass action by the opposition to unseat President Jacob Zuma.

Giving Zuma power was a fundamental error — Zwelinzima Vavi

Vavi was addressing a crowd of more than 25 000 people at Tshwane's Church Square, where civil society leaders and civilians gathered.


Western Cape Judge Mushtak Parker faces second misconduct complaint

The Cape Bar Council says his conduct is ‘unbecoming the holding of judicial office’

The Mogale Centre: A place of hope for young offenders

In the last story of her series about children behind bars, Athandiwe Saba speaks to young men who have committed serious crimes and are now living behind the walls of the Mogale Child and Youth Care Centre

Covid-19 fight to enter house-to-house testing phase

President urges people to continue staying at home for the next 17 days

Press Releases

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories