LABOUR UNIONS

A confusion of unions

Talk is of unity, but actions are divisive

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11 May 2016

One step closer to replacing COSATU?

A new labour federation hopes to trigger a workers' party

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14 March 2016

A union key to a really democratic future

The bloodbath at Lonmin’s Marikana mine served to alert more of the public to aspects of feuding and tension that have been ongoing for years and not only at Lonmin and in the mining industry generally. In particular it has highlighted the stresses, strains and battles for power and position within the trade union movement and opened up a number of debates about the way forward.

Terry Bell

3 September 2012