Till death do us part? The future of COSATU

For the leadership of the ANC and SACP an independent and militant worker controlled and independent trade union federation is too dreadful to contemplate– especially as we approach the 2014 national and provincial elections. What if COSATU refused to campaign for or...

Platinum Strike: Where to now?

For all his initial 
enthusiasm, Minister of Mineral Resources Ngoako Ramathlodi’s attempts to resolve the platinum strike met the same fate as those of the CCMA, the minister of labour and the Labour Court. The parties downing tools rejected the...