Briefings: By Marcel Golding.
Many look back on the years of struggle as part of a way of evaluating how far we have come as a country in the last ten years. Althea Mac Quene recalls those years and questions what are we celebrating
Foreign policy over the past decade has sought to make a decisive break with the past and apartheid South Africa's discredited role between 1948 and 1989 when apartheid earned it the image and status of polecat. Chris Landsberg explores the new government'
Briefings/Reports: By Eddie Webster.
Ethiopia is a country with a history of violent conflict and widespread poverty. Mizanekristos Yohannes takes a look at the political transition that took place in the country and how economic policies are making attempts to improve livelihoods for workers and the rural poor
Labour brokers are taking advantage of high unemployment in Namibia, but unions and government have not been caught flat footed, writes Herbert Jauch.
Book Reviews: By Luli Callinicos
1973 - 1993: twenty years of worker struggle By S'bu Khwela
Briefings: By Labour Monitoring Group.
Documents: By COSATU Executive.
Collective Bargaining in 1993: Karl von Holdt assesses the 1993 agenda for collective bargaining.
Wendy Dobson takes a look at this year's collective bargaining trends.
Sakhela Buhlungu reviews 20 Years in the Labour Movement: The Urban Training Project and Change in South Africa: 1971-1991, by Donovan Lowry.
Cosatu has thrown its full weight behind the ANC in the 2004 election race. Last year's national congress reaffirmed the federation's support for the ANC and it is now mobilizing what resources it has available to ensure a victory for its old ally. The Lab
The public sector strikes in 2007 and 2010 unfolded in differing political contexts.
We all know the ANC overwhelmingly won the South African election but what else is of interest in these results. Fiona White unpicks the figures which tell an interesting tale.
Unionists, their worker members, support organisations and labour commentators show a high degree of creativity in music, song, writing, poetry, photography and artistic works. The annual Labour Media Awards acknowledge this creativity and strategic and analytic power.
The previous Labour Bulletin carried an article on how 2010 construction workers challenged traditional unions in their strikes. Here Anton Roskam and Crispen Chinguno analyse the inadequate labour relations regimes covering public construction projects an
HIV/AIDS remains the main killer of adults in Africa. Angela Ndinga-Muvumba argues that the pledge made by the G8 Summit to increase resources for universal access to treatment only in 2010 could be too little to late
Workers all over South Africa welcomed the hosting of the World Cup in 2010. Crispen Chinguno looks critically at how trade unions strategically responded to the event and what benefits have so far accrued to workers and the poor.