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  • New federation officially registered!

    New federation officially registered the new federation under the name South African Federation of Trade Unions. Read More
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Jay Naidoo speaks at new federation launch

When forming COSATU in the 1980’s, there were different elephants in the room, these different elephants had to learn to talk to each other in order to establish the launch of COSATU at the time. In 2017, as the standard

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Well and truly Captured

Ahead of the Amandla! Forum on “Whither ANC: Zanufication or Renewal” , taking place in Cape Town today (19 April 2017), we thought we would republish the Amandla Editorial from Amandla Issue 48 “Dangerous Times”. The editorial was published in October/November 2016, but

New Federation? [Amandla 51 Editorial]
In the latest issue of Amandla!, we focus on the labour movement Read More

Vavi on the New Federation [Exclusive interview]

Amandla! interviews Zwelinzima Vavi ahead of the Launch of the new labour federation – South African Federation of Trade Unions (SAFTU) “There is an excitement, I mean on the ground people are ready, people are looking forward to this new

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YET ANOTHER MAJOR SUPERMARKET EXPLOITS ITS WORKERS

YET ANOTHER MAJOR SUPERMARKET EXPLOITS ITS WORKERS Strikers challenge Pick ‘n Pay’s questionable labour practices by Lynford Dor On 28 February, 2017, 58 workers who make baked goods for Pick ‘n Pay embarked on a protected strike, demanding to be

The Cabinet reshuffle, [Amandla! Editorial]
The road to the very lucrative nuclear build programme lies open.  Read More

Comment on Zuma’s cabinet reshuffle [Amandla Editorial]

Amandla Editorial Comment on Zuma’s cabinet reshuffle It is clichéd and somewhat trite to note that our country faces a deep political crisis. The removal of the finance ministers (Gordhan and Jonas) as well as several other Ministers and Deputy

Thousands of members of the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa), the country's largest union, take part in a strike action in Johannesburg, South Africa, 01 July 2014. More than 220,000 metal workers have gone on strike throughout the country demanding an increase of 12 percent, nearly double the current inflation rate.  EPA/IHSAAN HAFFEJEE

Workers Hold the Keys

Workers Hold the Keys Despite the threat of automation and the weakness of organized labor, workers still hold the key to winning social change by Vivek Chibber & Jason Farbman In your ABCs piece, you say capitalism can’t deliver the goods.

 
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