September 6, 2013
In the face of double-digit wage demands, strikes and strike threats, even more murk than usual seems to surround both sides of the employer/employee divide at a time when clarity is badly needed.
August 30, 2013
Critical elements of a long-awaited survey of the attitudes of Cosatu shop stewards are finally available — and they provide much food for analysis and thought.
August 23, 2013
Unless trade unions go back to basics, back to democratic control, to accountable and recallable union leaders the immediate future for South Africa's labour movement and for the country’s fledgling democracy could be bleak.
August 15, 2013
The Marikana massacre was a wake-up call to every concerned citizen to consider the causes of the tragedy in order to be able to say, with hope: Never again.
August 2, 2013
South Africa, steeped for generations in the violent resolution of disputes, is about to take a step to get to the roots of the problem.