1. LazyLion

    Involvement in SA Needs to be Lawful

    South Africans need to get involved in the affairs of the country, but without resorting to violence and looting, deputy public service and administration minister Ayanda Dlodlo said on Wednesday. Speaking in Durban, Dlodlo said that in recent months the country's image had taken a knock...
  2. LazyLion

    COSATU Will Fight for Rights: Dlamini

    Cosatu will fight to transform apartheid wage structures and craft a new minimum wage policy, president Sidumo Dlamini said on Tuesday. "We [are] meeting here today to lodge a fight... to claim what belongs to us, the workers," Dlamini said in Boksburg, east of Johannesburg. "These...
  3. LazyLion

    Vavi Denies Wrongdoing

    Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi denied on Thursday reports that he was involved in financial wrongdoing, according to Eyewitness News "I will never ever use the powers I have as general secretary of the federation to steal from the very downtrodden members of the federation, who...
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    Communication Workers Union deregistration put on hold

    CWU deregistration put aside The Labour Court has suspended the decision to deregister the Communication Workers Union
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    Labour department strips CWU of legal status

    CWU loses legal status The labour department strips the Communication Workers’ Union of its legal status after failing to provide financial statements
  6. LazyLion

    Cleanliness 'key' at strike hospitals

    http://www.news24.com/SouthAfrica/News/Cleanliness-key-at-strike-hospitals-20100823 I just spoke to a lady who volunteered at the Boksburg hospital last Friday. She said the place was filthy and had obviously not been cleaned in months... let alone one week of the strike. She was so mad...
  7. LazyLion

    Injured Matrics lay charges against Protesters

    http://www.iol.co.za/index.php?set_id=1&click_id=13&art_id=vn20100819124407819C124915 If I was one of the parents of these guys... and a protester attacked one of my kids.... Well... let's just say there would be hell to pay. Freaking scumbags.

    Municipal Strike Over

    After much speculation, it is cofirmed that the municipal strike is over, after trade unions and government came to a wage increase agreement. The only problem now is to successfully inform all union members that the strike is over before they start trashing the streets again. But don't quote...