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Mboweni tables luke warm budget with no clear plans

Finance Minister Tito Mboweni’s long-awaited and highly anticipated National Budget speech disappointingly just became yet another budget with no clear direction or firm plans in action to boost public and investor confidence this election year. 

Unions must save jobs at Sibanye

With the Mining Indaba, where President Cyril Ramaphosa and Minister of Mineral Resources Gwede Mantashe promised investors that mining in South Africa is still lucrative,

UASA to resist job cuts at Sibanye-Stillwater tooth and nail

A substantial number of UASA members employed at mining company Sibanye-Stillwater’s gold operations have received section 189 notices.

Tito needs to focus on cost cutting and Eskom to take the country forward

Wednesday afternoon finance minister Tito Mboweni will present his 2019 Budget Speech to the nation.

Industri All Visit to UASA

Mr Kemal Ozkan, the Assistant General Secretary of IndustriALL, visited UASA the Union Head Offices recently accompanied by Mr Kenny Mogane from IndustriALL African Regional office.

SONA is Cyril’s chance to win back the nation’s trust

In his 2019 State of the Nation Address Pres. Cyril Ramaphosa should clearly indicate how he proposes moving South Africa forward – not only to boost people’s confidence ahead of the elections later this year, but also that of ratings agencies and investors.

UASA’s flag flying high in the sugar sector

UASA the Union would like to congratulate its EXCO member Mr Ronnie Ndimeni who has been elected to be the chairperson of the sugar bargaining council.

Congratulations to our January Bonanza Winners

January Winners.......

Fuel price increase may be small, but cumulative effect will touch workers’ pockets

The fuel price increase that comes into effect at midnight today may not be the steepest we have seen over the past year, but these small amounts still have a cumulative effect on the pockets of cash-strapped workers.

UASA welcomes the signin of the Political Party Funding Bill into law

UASA fully supports the long overdue Political Party Funding Bill which now requires political parties to disclose their funders.

Unchanged repo rate welcome news for workers

UASA welcomes the decision of the South African Reserve Bank’s (SARB) Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) to leave the repo rate unchanged at 6.75%, as was widely expected.

Denel CEO gives feedback

Click here for the feedback from Denel CEO Mr du Toit. 

UASA opposed to Eskom 15% tariff hike proposal

Eskom’s dream of possible 15% tariff increases over each of the next three years to make the already overburdened South African worker pay for its failures, is a slap in the face of every hard-working citizen.