Jenny Grice

Taking charge of the Just Transition? Much of this issue focuses on the Just Transition (JT). Depending on who you talk to or what you read, this can be a narrow transition just around energy…

Oupa Lehulure: 1960—2021

Khanya College

A lifelong struggle for the working class Oupa Lehulere was born in Cape Town in 1960. After primary school he went to Fezeka High School in Gugulethu. Fezeka High School had a history of political…

The PCC – What does labour say?

Woodrajh Aroun

Woodrajh Aroun spoke to Mbulaheni Mbodi (NUMSA shop steward and National Secretary of Eskom Shopstewards Council) and Mac Chavalala (SAFTU president) who are both labour representatives on the Presidential Climate Commission (PCC). What is your…


Jenny Grice and Sandra Hlungwani

Trade Union news AMCU to appeal judgment declaring Mathunjwa’s election as president invalid The Association of Mining and Construction Workers’ Union (AMCU) says it will appeal the judgment in the labour court that found the…

Mining communities under attack

Jenny Grice

Communities resisting attempts by mining companies to dig deep in their areas are increasingly finding that their lives are in danger. · Xolobeni, a rural community on the Eastern Cape coast where 12 villagers who opposed…

Representing workers on a mandate

Christine Olivier

Long-time NUMSA trade unionist, Christine Olivier, has just been elected the assistant general secretary of the 50 million-strong global trade union federation, IndustriALL. She is the first African woman to hold this position. Neo Bodibe…

Analysis and Insight on South AFrican Labour

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