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Trade unionism in South Africa

Trades Union Congress

Trade unionism in South Africa

report of a delegation from the Trades Union Congress.

by Trades Union Congress

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Published by T.U.C. in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • South Africa.
    • Subjects:
    • Labor unions -- South Africa.

    • Edition Notes

      Cover title.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD6870.S62 T738 1974
      The Physical Object
      Pagination[1], 40 p.
      Number of Pages40
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5108235M
      ISBN 100900878339
      LC Control Number74180666
      OCLC/WorldCa1056320

      In South Africa, according to Section Labour Relations in the Constitution, every worker has the right to join a trade union. Trade unions are an important force in South Africa, with million members representing 25% of the formal work force. The specific labour laws regarding trade unions are: Every worker has the right to form and   South Africa is often cited as a perfect example for the importance of trade unions in political transformation processes. In fact, COSATU (Congress of South African Trade Unions) which was founded in – today, with 1,7 million members not only the largest of the three federations in South Africa, but undoubtedly

         Trade Unions Defining trade unions 20 Reasons for joining a trade union 24 Trade union structure and Organisation Trade Unions and the Labour Relations Act 27 Employers' organisations. 29 Umbrella organisations: Business Unity South Africa (BUSA)   MIRIAM DI PAOLA | TRADE UNIONS IN TRANSFORMATION 3 1. Introduction After three decades of neoliberal policies worldwide, and in a period of crisis for the South African labour movement, the membership of the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) has steadily increased from ap-proximately , in to , in (

      The State of Trade Unionism in South Africa by Webster and Buhlungu, Why May Day matters - A reflection from Johannesburg by Red Jack (), 29 April The Industrial Workers of Africa, by Bikisha Media Collective The labour movement has become one of the most important civil society institutions in post-apartheid South Africa, with the largest modern trade unions - Cosatu, the National Council of Trade Unions (Nactu) and the Federation of Unions of South Africa (Fedusa) -


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the changing role of trade unions in South Africa, particularly after Lastly, it gives an exposition of some of the challenges faced by trade unions in post-apartheid South Africa.

Trade union Finnemore & van der Merwe () define a trade union as "an organization of;sequence=1. This ‘insurgent unionism’ is uniquely interesting given the tripartite alliance between the African National Congress (ANC), South African Communist Party (SACP), and Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU), which arose in South Africa inthe intentions of which were to show how workers and politicians could work together to Luke Sinwell is a Senior Researcher at the University of Johannesburg.

He is co-author of The Spirit of Marikana (Pluto, ) and Marikana: A View from the Mountain and a Case to Answer (Jacana, ), co-editor of Contesting Transformation: Popular Resistance in Twenty-First-Century South Africa (Pluto, ).

He is the General Secretary of the South African Sociological Association (SASA). In a number of transitional economies, such as Brazil, South Africa and South Korea, trade unions played a key role in the process leading to democratisation (Wood, ).

To fully comprehend the importance of trade unions and the role they have played in the transition of South Africa ?sequence=2. TRADE UNION SERVICES AND BENEFITS IN AFRICA Edited by: Trywell Kalusopa Kwabena Nyarko Otoo This book could not have come at any other right time than now when trade unions are struggling to remain relevant to their members and society at large.

FEDUSA Federation of Trade Unions of South Africa FES Friedrich Albert This chapter focuses on the role of trade unions in South Africa’s economy. Following a historical overview of the South African trade union movement before and after the end of apartheid, it considers the labour market legislation and institutions formed since Two such laws are discussed, namely, the Labour Relations Act and the Basic Conditions of Employment :// South Africa's newest trade union federation, Saftu, comes at a time of declining political influence by unions, compared to during the struggle against apartheid.

They are also seen as :// 1 day ago  Trade union, also called labour union, association of workers in a particular trade, industry, or company created for the purpose of securing improvements in pay, benefits, working conditions, or social and political status through collective bargaining.

Historical development. As an organized movement, trade unionism (also called organized labour) originated in the 19th century in Great   trade unions have been important agents of social change worldwide.

Over the years, trade unions have been involved in politics and other societal activities. In South Africa, trade unions for many years not only fought for worker’s rights within the workplace but also beyond the workplace.

?sequence=1. Below is an excerpt from Luke Sinwell and Siphiwe Mbatha’s new book, The Spirit of Marikana: The Rise of Insurgent Trade Unionism in South Africa (Pluto Press), which details this experience. At around 7pm on the eve of the Marikana massacre, about 10 to 20 workers held an ad hoc emergency meeting in the dark below the mountain where the On Augthirty-four black South African mineworkers were shot by police working under the auspices of the African National Congress in what has become known as the Marikana massacre.

An attempt to stop the rise of independent working-class power, the incident is now seen as a major turning point in the history of South Africa and   The SACP and the progressive trade union movement in our country 1. The history of the Communist Party in South Africa is deeply interlinked with the building and growth of progressive trade unions.

The nucleus of the future Communist Party of South Africa (CPSA), the International Socialist League (ISL), was founded inthis The state of trade unionism in South Africa Article (PDF Available) in Review of African Political Economy 31() June with Reads How we measure 'reads' Get this from a library.

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3Shiva Chandra Jha, The Indian Trade Union Movement, K.L. How unions have boosted pay, job security in democratic South Africa Ap am EDT. Supporters of the Congress of South African Trade Unions and the South African Communist ://