The recent launch of the South African Federation of Trade Unions (Saftu) has once again directed the spotlight on South Africa’s trade unions. Widely regarded as important protagonists in the struggle against apartheid, trade unions have seen their political influence wane. Rising unemployment and a growing informal sector have challenged the traditional operational model of South Africa’s trade unions, with membership numbers at historic lows. Read More (PDF)
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