Telkom workers demand 11% and end to retrenchments

Striking workers march through Cape Town


11 August 2016

Unions picket Western Cape MEC for social development

Social workers want Albert Fritz to apologise or resign


14 June 2016

Aspen goes to court to stop strike

Union describes many grievances


23 May 2016

Marx and the search for alternatives

Economic crisis prompts new interest in Marxism


18 May 2016

A confusion of unions

Talk is of unity, but actions are divisive


11 May 2016

One step closer to replacing COSATU?

A new labour federation hopes to trigger a workers' party


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