UASA, having advised its members that they may participate in the national protests against e-tolling, unless they are part of essential services, expects that its members will take part in tomorrow’s national e-tolling protests in great numbers.
The Federation of Unions of South Africa (FEDUSA) advises members of its affiliated trade unions who wish to participate in national protest action against the implementation of the electronic tolling system on Gauteng freeways.
Too many cooks spoil the broth, warns UASA’s acting Chief Executive Officer Leon Grobler in reaction to the Democratic Alliance’s call for the establishment of an ad hoc parliamentary committee on problems in South Africa's mining industry.
Reacting to angry workers setting farms on fire in the Western Cape, the trade union UASA warns that the country might be on a knife’s edge and cautions against the escalating illegal strikes and concomitant vandalism.
UASA welcomes NUM general secretary Frans Baleni’s article in today’s edition of The Star, in which he elaborates about the history of collective bargaining and concludes by suggesting discussions to create a collective bargaining that works.
UASA is shocked and disappointed at media reports of rampant corruption among Johannesburg Metro Police Department officers, with over 50 percent having asked for bribes and one in four motorists being targeted.
UASA welcomes the increase in the UIF threshold from R12,478 a month to R14 872 a month for an income replacement rate of 38%, or R5 651,36 a month for eight months, as announced by labour minister Mildred Oliphant on Monday.
The trade union UASA is concerned about the negative effects a protracted transport strike could have on the economy. We are particularly concerned about the contagious effect of what is happening in the mining sector in terms of level of demands and the accompanying aggression of the workers.