More arrests as Samwu hunts for its millions

The South African Municipal Workers Union (Samwu) is still looking for its missing millions – but more arrests have been made, according to a report published in the Sunday Independent in October. The union has yet to find the R178-million which went missing months ago, and it faced a revolt from members, who were later Read more >

Union leaders perceived as corrupt

A third of union members allege there is corruption in their unions, but fewer than one in seven could ascertain that they had personally experienced it, according to a Congress Workers’ Survey released at the 11th Cosatu National Congress held at Gallagher Estate, Midrand on Monday.     The survey was conducted with 753 non-union Read more >

Clean cops face dim fate – union

By Chantelle Benjamin Traffic officers who choose not to get involved in corruption face being ostracised, intimidated or edged out of their positions, according to researchers and unions involved with metro police departments. The situation is unlikely to improve without proper remuneration and training, and the political will to hold officials accountable, the sources say, Read more >