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South African Municipal Workers Union members march towards City Hall in Nelson Mandela Bay municipality.  Picture: THE HERALD/MIKE HOLMES

Tshwane council workers protest about shift allowances

Metro officials are in talks with South African Municipal Workers’ Union representatives about the protest, which comes just days after the new DA mayor was inducted

Amcu rolling on with momentum from Marikana

ACCUSATION:  Joseph Mathunjwa, president of Amcu, says the government does not want another successful strike like the one in the platinum sector. Picture: PUXLEY MAKGATHO

Since the late ’90s, Amcu has eaten into the NUM’s membership on the platinum belt and swelled its ranks to nearly 200,000

Vavi tears into Cosatu and ANC at food workers’ union congress

Zwelinzima Vavi. Picture: BLOOMBERG

Cosatu says it will not take action against affiliate the Food and Allied Workers’ Union for inviting Zwelinzima Vavi to address its national congress

Telkom blames strike for spike in acts of sabotage

Picture: GALLO IMAGES

Utility says damage is not the result of random acts of vandalism or incidents of cable theft, but the work of people who know how to wreak havoc

Panel starts work on minimum wage plan

Cosatu. Picture: FREDDY MAVUNDA

In May, Cosatu said the process had reached deadlock after failure to agree on a minimum wage level that would protect growth while tackling inequality


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