Cosatu says it will appeal the ruling by the Labour Appeal Court over the public sector wage increase. Unions applied to the court seeking an enforcement order of Clause 3.3 of the 2018 Wage Agreement. The court however found that the clause is unlawful and the government does not have[…]
The Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) members led by General Secretary Bheki Ntshalintshali and First Deputy President Mike Shingange are staging a sit-in at the Union Buildings in Pretoria. The picket seeks to defend the system of collective bargaining and demand a response to the memorandum submitted by[…]
The City of Cape Town’s water tariffs has come under continued criticism from civic and political organisations who feel an increase is unjust and a financial burden. It comes as residents rebuke the lack of adjustment to tariffs since ‘Day Zero’ in 2018, with many still struggling to pay extravagant[…]
Trade union federation Cosatu has labelled the 2020 Budget “provocative”, saying that instead of a clear diagnosis of the problems facing SA, National Treasury attempted to “dump the bill for industrial-scale looting on public servants”. A key item in the Budget was a proposal to cut the state’s wage bill[…]
The Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) will lead a march in Cape Town on Thursday morning to highlight its demand for a reliable and affordable commuter rail system. Cosatu Provincial Chairperson Motlatse Tsubane says they have had several meetings with the relevant stakeholders to raise their unhappiness about[…]
by Tauhierah Salie The Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) is determined to hold government accountable for failing public transport services in Cape Town, through protest action in February. Delayed or cancelled trains, congested buses, the probability of being robbed or assaulted, risk of losing your job and constant[…]
By Iqbal Jassat Exec: Media Review Network Much to the disappointment of South Africa’s trade unions and human rights organizations, the Competition Tribunal (CT) has ignored their objections by handing over a dairy company to an entity from apartheid Israel. An entity embedded in Israel’s colonization of Palestine. The controversial[…]
Banking union Sasbo has been interdicted from proceeding with what would have been the biggest banking strike in 99 years, the Labour Court in Braamfontein ruled on Thursday morning. The union and about 50,000 of its members planned to hold marches across major cities on Friday to protest retrenchments in[…]
African National Congress (ANC) President Cyril Ramaphosa says the party’s National Executive Committee will meet with the South African Communist Party (SACP), Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) and South African National Civic Organisation (Sanco) this weekend to draft a strategy that will assist in growing the economy. He[…]
The country’s largest financial union is planning a major strike to take place at the end of this month. Tools will be downed as Sasbo members prepare to protest over planned retrenchments in the banking sector. Sasbo – or the South African Society of Bank Officials – is 73 000[…]
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