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Unions welcome agreement to reinstate COVID-19 relief fund

5 July 2021, 7:00 PM

Unions have welcomed the agreement reached by government, businesses and Nedlac to reinstate the UIF COVID-19 scheme.

Labour unions concerned as workers return to work

3 January 2021, 9:06 AM

The safety of workers has become a worrying factor for some labour federations. This as workers return to work next week. Both the Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) and South African Federation of Trade Union (SAFTU) fear that workers will be more exposed to coronavirus infections, as the country is in the midst of the second wave of the pandemic.

Unions call for SABC employees to down tools on Friday

26 November 2020, 9:23 PM

Communications Workers Union (CWU) are calling for SABC employees to down tools on Friday ahead of the pickets outside the Labour Court and the lunchtime pickets.


Cosatu pleased with unity of unions in raising workers’ issues

8 October 2020, 7:02 PM

Cosatu says it is happy with the way its national strike took place yesterday.

Public Sector Unions to announce their plan over wage dispute

2 October 2020, 7:52 AM

Public Sector Unions will on Friday announce how they plan to tackle their wage dispute with government.

Cosatu urges all unions to rally behind nationwide health workers strike

28 August 2020, 6:43 AM

The Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) in KwaZulu-Natal has called on all unions to rally behind Friday’s nationwide strike by health workers called by National Education, Health and Allied Workers’ Union (Nehawu).

South Africa’s failure to lower debt could trigger downgrade: Fitch

15 July 2020, 6:22 PM

A failure by South Africa to lower public debt risks triggering credit downgrades deeper into subinvestment, Fitch said on Wednesday.

South African public-sector wage dispute moves to arbitration

25 May 2020, 7:12 PM

Early attempts to resolve a wage dispute between the South African government and public-sector trade unions have failed and the dispute will now move to arbitration, according to the bargaining chamber where such wage disputes are heard.

Motsepe Foundation hosts summit to drive gender equality in South Africa

6 March 2020, 12:30 PM

The Motsepe Foundation Centre for Gender Equality and Leadership is hosting its 4th Annual Summit on Friday in commemoration of International Women’s Day.

Unions angered by threat to public servant wage increase

27 February 2020, 11:01 AM

Government’s decision to cut the wage bill of public servants by more R160 billion over the next three years has sparked an angry reaction from labour unions.



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