Unions slam increase for Public Office Bearers

Cosatu says it is deeply disappointed that President Cyril Ramaphosa has decided to grant a salary increase of 3% to Public Office Bearers. This is on the recommendation of the Commission for the Remuneration of Public Office Bearers of 3.8%. The increment also applies to members of the Independent Constitutional[…]

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SAPU withdraws affiliation with SAFTU

LOCAL The South African Policing Union (SAPU) has announced a decision to withdraw its affiliation with the South African Federation of Trade Union (SAFTU). SAPU is the second biggest policing union in the country and was one of the founding members of SAFTU five years ago. It says that under SAFTU, the[…]

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SABC needs to resume consultation with unions and staff: Bemawu

Union Bemawu says the latest events in the newsroom at the SABC’s headquarters in Johannesburg are evidence that the public broadcaster has failed to follow the proper consultation process for retrenchments. Earlier, SABC News staff took a stand against management during a heated meeting after some staff received redundancy letters.[…]

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New union not replacing Numsa: Cosatu

The new Liberated Metalworkers’ Union of SA (Limusa) is not replacing expelled National Union of Metalworkers of SA (Numsa), Cosatu said on Thursday. “Limusa is not replacing anyone because they did not say in their application that ‘we are [coming] to Cosatu to replace Numsa’,” Congress of SA Trade Unions[…]

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Union to launch mass action against Telkom

The Communication Workers Union will embark on mass action against Telkom’s imminent retrenchments, it said on Wednesday. “We shall use anything at our disposal, including but not limited to unleashing the organised might of our members through rolling mass action to register our dissatisfaction, and force the hand of an[…]

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Union vows to fight Telkom over ‘retrenchment’

Solidarity will take legal action if any of its members working at Telkom are fired, the trade Union said on Thursday. “Should some of our members be forcefully retrenched, we will attend to each case individually,” said spokesman Marius Croucamp. “Solidarity will therefore consider taking legal action if we find[…]

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Scot independence vote puts UK on edge

Breaking up is hard to do, especially after 307 years. The entire United Kingdom will find out just how hard if Scotland chooses independence in Thursday’s vote. WHAT’S AT STAKE A Yes vote will trigger 18 months of negotiations between Scottish leaders and London-based politicians on how the two countries[…]

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