Cosatu says its upcoming congress will report on work done since 2018, take stock of the organisation and reflect on the course of the National Democratic Revolution.
The unity between the two labour federations was put to the test in mass marches in Cape Town, Pretoria and East London during the general strike on Wednesday.
Cosatu and Saftu have agreed to hold joint demonstrations during the general strike on Wednesday, 24 August.
Unions march for better working conditions and healthcare services in Nelson Mandela Bay and Sarah Baartman District Municipality.
On World Day For Decent Work, trade union federations in South Africa declared a national strike against the winds of austerity blowing out the national treasury.
On World Day for Decent Work, trade union federations in South Africa will go on strike against austerity measures and pro-business economic policies.
With the lockdown into its eighth day in South Africa, Elitsha reporters spoke to different groups of marginalised workers about what the lockdown means to them and how the coronavirus has changed their working conditions.
The author argues that class consciousness is the only way to defeat capitalism.
A memorial service for the workers killed in an explosion at Rheinmetall Denel Munition was held on Thursday evening.
SAFTU has condemned the 3-year wage agreement that has been signed by Cosatu affliates in the public sector.
In what was a show of force to the rival federation SAFTU and to opposition parties ahead of the 2019 general elections, COSATU and tripartite alliance leaders used the platform of Workers’ Day to defend the proposed labour law amendments and national minimum wage.
Cape Town’s busiest train route, the central line has been reopened after 6 weeks of suspension following the shooting murder of a security guard at Chris Hani station in Khayelitsha.