UNIONS

“Vanished”: Robertson Abattoir court settlement goes missing

No record of dismissed workers’ agreement in court file

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23 February 2017

Aspen workers on strike across Eastern Cape

Employees want 10% versus company offer of 7%

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4 August 2016

Elections, the SABC and the unions

More than a touch of irony that Solidarity and Bemawu took SABC to court, while Cosatu-aligned union cozied up to management

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1 August 2016

Sadtu denial gives ammunition to union bashers

Deeper investigation into "posts for sale" scandal needed

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6 June 2016

Unions justified to demand double digit pay increases

But is the labour movement sufficiently united, independent and democratic to defend workers?

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8 February 2016

Robots will replace most jobs

And our current economic system is not prepared for it.

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11 January 2016

Marikana: a wake-up call still ignored

Four days after the bloodletting that has become known as the Marikana massacre, this column supported the call for a comprehensive and independent inquiry. And it noted, reflecting a widespread view within the labour movement: “The Lonmin tragedy is a wake-up call that South Africa will ignore at its peril.”

Terry Bell

20 August 2013