This year marks the 10th anniversary of the death of the late SA Communist Party secretary general Joe Slovo. In commemoration of this, the Labour Bulletin reproduceds an obituary written by Jay Naidoo, former Cosatu general secretary at the time of Slovo'
As labour comes increasingly under attack across the globe, global unity is becoming an essential. Peter Waterman proffers the bold and the powerful idea of Global Labour Charter.
Etienne Vlok and William Matlala interview Willem Singleton - United Transport and Allied Trade Union (UTATU) Executive Officer - Northern Transvaal.
In this edition we profile the National Union of Mineworkers. The Labour Bulletin spoke to General Secretary Gwede Mantshe about Cosatu's largest affliliate. It was also a farewell interview to a seasoned and adept unionist who will be leaving his position
Documents: By Paul Benjamin, Halton Cheadle and Modise Khoza.
Alex Renewal Project director, Julian Baskin, talks about the almost insurmountable task of providing housing to Alexander township's large population and of government's new approach to achieving this.
Lael Bethlehem details how the Department of Water Affairs and Forestry and trade unions have negotiated an innovative agreement on the merging and restructuring of the state's forests assets.
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Patrick Bond evaluates labour strategies in the fight against global apartheid
There has been renewed interest in the media around the rights of pregnant workers. Gill Loveday highlights what legal protection pregnant workers have in terms of the law
Durban Strikes 1973: By Errata
Florrie de Villiers, General Secretary of the South African Domestic Workers Union (SADWU) has spent her life juggling the demands of her commitment to the struggle and her home life.
Various initiatives underway are forcing organised labour to look more proactively at how workers can benefit from black economic empowerment (BEE) deals. The Labour Bulletin initiates a debate - which will continue in the next Bulletin - on the strategic
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By Linda Ensor
The need to unify workers has become almost a mantra as the three federations continue to talk the talk. Nactu and Fedusa seem to have gone beyond the talk with claims that a merger could be in the offing by the end of the year. How realistic is such a mer
Obituary: Joseph Mavis
Briefings: By South African Labour Bulletin.
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