The forum argues that it does not want to follow the traditional model of current union structures while the registrar insists that it must for it to be a registered union.
Seasonal workers would battle during off-season to get their unemployment relief. An outreach programme by the labour department’s UIF unit has changed that.
LGBTQI+ workers still face discrimination and harassment in the workplace, exclusion from the labour market, poor working conditions and lower wages, while homophobia limits the inclusion and participation of LGBTQI+ workers within the trade union movement itself.
The author argues that the Durban strikes not only resulted in the development of union structures, better working conditions, and salary increases, they also became a significant force in the liberation movement.
The retail company has been attacking members of the union, suspending and dismissing hundreds of workers for participating in pickets and the strike.
Union lambasts Walmart’s union bashing and “bully-boy” tactics.
Saftu’s support for an action led by the EFF threatens to sow division within the federation say critics.