‘In no time people in the working-age population will be officially unemployed,’ said Cosatu while criticizing the government.
SAFTU Secretary General, Zwelinzima Vavi had vowed that the agenda will not succeed. The federation has suspended those who tried to oust him.
The workers will receive a 5.9 percent increase backdated to April this year, and a pro-rata savings towards a 13th cheque, eNCA reported.
SADTU, DENOSA, PROPCRU as well as other public service unions are engaged in legal battle with government to compel it to implement the final phase of a 3-year wage agreement.
Organizers say the US labour movement must be ready to “defend democracy” and use their collective power to ensure that every vote is counted.
Internationalism has a long tradition in the British trade union movement. In the ’60s, trade unionists were amongst the first to respond to the ANC’s call for a boycott of apartheid South Africa.
The trade union federation added that while it has acknowledged President Cyril Ramaphosa’s efforts to push back against corruption, it can only judge the results and not solely his intentions
The South African Municipal Workers Union (SAMWU) has vowed to fight for the R3 000 “danger allowance” for its members who worked during the national lockdown
Cosatu have called for NSFAS to do more than just scrap debt for active students, and cancel the debt of millions of working people too.
SAA business rescue practitioners (BRPs) announced on Monday that around 4 708 employees will be affected during the ‘consultation process’.
Unions were informed by officials, on Tuesday, that the government could not afford to roll out public sector wage increases for the year, beginning in April 2020.
The battle between the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) and the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) reached a tipping point in Rustenburg this week.
The South African Civil Aviation Authority says that there is no need for alarm.
The total debt owed to Eskom by municipalities is R20 billion.
Possible strike action looming for the security industry.
Cosatu is unhappy with Tito Mboweni’s economic recovery plan because it contains policy proposals that have been defeated at several ANC conferences.
He says it is unreasonable to ask trade unions to accept nominal salary increases when politicians and upper management are treated more favourably.
The trade union says Multichoice can afford to employ the workforce they are trying to retrench.
The shutdown is set for the day a court case between two unregistered truck driver unions will be heard in the Pietermaritzburg High Court.
Solidarity are ready to plough their resources into creating an Afrikaans-centric education system that will rival the one set out by the government.
Where can we sign up to become MK veterans in Durban?
Workers have returned to their posts and all is well again, for now.
One side of the unions is content with the offer, but the other needs more time.
At the heart of the impasse is a bitter wage dispute.
Zwelinzima Vavi did not mince his words.