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Fitch decision to keep SA at sub-investment grade credit rating BB+ no reason to sit back

South Africa’s credit rating has been kept at sub-investment grade BB+ with a stable outlook.

Performers Protection Amendment Bill will rectify inequities that have long plagued SA actors

The Performers Protection Amendment Bill, which seeks to rectify inequities that have long plagued South African actors, was passed in Parliament.

Exiting a recession does not mean South Africa’s economy is not in crisis

 Much has been said about the South African economy exiting a recession after the economic growth statistics for the third quarter of 2018

Lower fuel price the best Christmas present for South Africa’s workers

The drop in fuel prices as announced over the weekend is great news for South Africa’s workers.

16 Days of Activism

16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence is an international campaign to challenge violence against women and girls.

World AIDS Day

World AIDS Day, designated on 1 December every year since 1988, is an international day dedicated to raising awareness of the AIDS pandemic caused by the spread of HIV infection and mourning those who have died of the disease.

The Future we want...

On the 28th of September 2018 staff members attended a customer service training session – certificates for successfully attendees were handed out yesterday. Congratulations to all of them. 

National minimum wage long overdue

UASA welcomes the announcement that the national minimum wage is now signed into law by Pres. Cyril Ramaphosa on Friday.

MPC decision will limit job creation and economic recovery

Today's decision of the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the South African Reserve Bank to increase the repo rate by 25 basis points does not make sense at all.

UASA helps achieve victory for SA Actor’s Guild

UASA welcomes the announcement by the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee for Trade and Industry on their endorsement of the Copyright and Performers Protection Amendment Bills.

UASA signs multi-year wage deal with Sibanye-Stillwater

The trade union UASA, Solidarity and NUM signed a multi-year wage agreement with THE MINERALS COUNCIL SOUTH AFRICA, who acted on behalf of SIBANYE GOLD LTD T/A SIBANYE-STILLWATER.  

UASA achieves major victory for minority unions at CCMA

UASA achieved a major victory on Friday, 2 November 2018, when the CCMA granted the union basic organisational rights at Lonmin.