• Cosatu general-secretary Zwelinzima Vavi is seen at a news conference in Johannesburg on Wednesday, 29 May 2013. Picture: Sapa

    Vavi support grows

    A number of unions are now calling for a congress to clear the Cosatu general secretary’s name.

  • Thousands of textile workers have threatened to embark on a strike if their demands are not met.

    Sactwu may down tools

    Thousands of textile workers have threatened to embark on a strike if their demands are not met.

  • The ongoing industrial action has been blamed for the Rand’s poor performance against the US Dollar. Picture: EWN

    Rand hits four year low

    The ongoing industrial action has been blamed for the Rand’s poor performance against the US Dollar.

  • Satawu members demand a salary increase in Parktown on 7 May 2013. Picture: Lesego Ngobeni/EWN

    Strike fever grips SA

    SA is bracing for a wave of strike action with several key industries expected to come to a halt.

  • Numsa general secretary Irvin Jim speaks to reporters after a meeting of the trade union's central committee in Johannesburg, Thursday, 18 August 2011. Picture: Werner Beukes/SAPA

    Numsa to meet car makers

    The meeting is expected to try and find a way to end the strike which entered its fourth day.