trade unions

Eskom, unions back at negotiating table

It’s back to the negotiating table for Eskom and three trade unions, with wage negotiations set to resume on Friday. The power utility has upped its wage increase offer from zero percent to 6.2 percent for 2018. It’s also offering 6 percent for the next two years. Initially, Eskom said[…]

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Dwindling support for trade unions: IRR

An increased level of distrust towards trade unions is leading to dwindling support from everyday South Africans, with a survey from the Institute of Race Relations (IRR) suggesting that fewer than one in five people are likely to join a union. Frequent strikes and political infighting have in recent years[…]

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Trade unionists to gather in Cape Town for conference

More than 2000 trade unionists representing over 100 of the world’s most powerful trade unions have gathered in Cape Town for the 4th UNI Global Union Congress. Running over a three day period, the event will seek to address current inequalities in the work sector, as well as bringing about[…]

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