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New Mining Charter negotiations

Franz Stehring and Alwyn van Heerden are part of the negotiations to finale the new Mining Charter.

New Anglo Platinum ESSOP negotiations

Alwyn van Heerden reports that he and Divisional Manager Franz Stehring is currently part of negotiation a new deal for an Employee Share Ownership Scheme (Essop) at Anglo American Platinum.

Racial goodwill in South Africa an important reason for hope

The SA Institute of Race Relations (IRR) celebrates Human Rights Day with the release of its latest research showing that relations between South Africans of different races are mainly positive, with an overwhelming majority believing that ‘the different races need each other for progress and there should be equal opportunities for all’.

We are proud of you Elizabeth!

We congratulate Elizabeth Pule on getting her Bachelor’s Degree in Management Accounting at UNISA.

Fedusa to join Treasury on international investor roadshow:

The Federation of Unions of South Africa (Fedusa) will be part of Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan's delegation to meet credit rating agencies and investors in the United Kingdom and the United States next week, Fedusa said on Sunday. 

Delayed Day Zero doesn’t mean ditching water saving efforts

If it does come, how will my insurance be affected? 

Human Rights Day

We all have rights, and so do others. Let us remember and respect that. Cherish yours today.

At last South Africa’s disenfranchised see government action with the transfer of home ownership

The Treasury’s plans to speed up the transfer of ownership of homes worth R180 billion ($15 billion) to about one million poor people from April,

Wage negotiations: Private security industry

While discussions regarding the establishment of a Bargaining Council for the industry is ongoing, organized labour has formulated its wage demands.

UASA members at Idwala Carbonates gets 7% increase

Chris Redelinghuys reports that wage negotiations at Idwala Carbonates have been concluded and that our members will all get a 7% pay adjustment on basic pay. As a consequence, the shift allowance of members will also increase.

International Women's Day 2018

 With the World Economic Forum's 2017 Global Gender Gap Report findings telling us that gender parity is over 200 years away- there has never been a more important time to keep motivated and #PressforProgress.

Drop in fuel price excellent news for workers and the poor

The drop of 36c a litre in the pump price of petrol, as well as 47c/l for diesel and 30 c/l for paraffin is excellent news for South Africa’s workers.

Minister Pravin Gordhan will look into Denel affairs

The trade union UASA had the opportunity to meet with the newly appointed minister of State Owned Enterprises, Mr. Pravin Gordhan, to discuss the plight of Denel employees

Mantashe needs to get Mining Charter ball rolling to secure the industry’s future:

For Mining Minister Gwede Mantashe to reach his goal of a new Mining Charter agreement within three months, he must get the ball rolling without delay.