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Post Office Strike

Postnet Strike: As you may be aware, the South African Post Office has been experiencing service interruptions for some time.  This is due to an ongoing labour dispute involving contract workers and labour brokers.

Rise in unemployment figures no surprise

Masses of unskilled employees have been priced out of the market

2012 UASA South African Employment Report Can South Africa afford itself?

South Africa’s lack of employment has now become a crisis that is over two decades old and we have yet to get beyond the slogans.

Government's milking cows might soon dry up

Enough is enough

Government tax policies driving South Africans into poverty – UASA

The Momentum Household Wealth Indicator released today shows that the financial wellness of South African households is under pressure. Most households need to work for an income, says the report, and there is not enough planning to allow their income to work for them.

UASA warns against dire consequences of drop in mining production for all South Africans

The trade union UASA is most concerned about the February figures reflecting South Africa’s mining output released today.

Dubbing it the worst mining production in 51 years, economist Mike Schussler, who is also responsible for the annual UASA Employment Report, says we are now back to pre-1961 levels.

Trade union members older, but not fewer – UASA

The trade union UASA disagrees with Adcorp’s statements that all trade unions lost membership since 2006 and that unions are experiencing a “growing crisis”.

Fuel price hike will drive South Africa's workers and the poor over the edge

UASA insists that government should review the situation

A tight Budget, but fuel prices and e-tolling remain a concern

Another hole in the pockets of South Africans

Take responsibility for your own future at work

To keep your job in today’s work environment, will take more than just showing up on time every morning – you must make yourself indispensible!

Nobody is immune against the effects of the international economic crisis. People lose their jobs on a daily basis, while those who are still lucky enough to be employed have to go full out to keep on receiving that salary check at the end of every month.

UASA ready and willing to work with

For the first time Pres. Jacob Zuma’s State of the Nation Address created the impression that government is eager to put South Africa to work. His address made us feel positive and motivated; we look forward of being part of the plans he spelled out.

Why should hard working citizens tolerate this?

The trade union UASA demands that government take urgent and immediate steps against officials abusing the system. Enough taxpayers’ money has been wasted on these cases.

With nationalisation off the table, mines are once more free to invest in massive projects

UASA welcomes the statement by Deputy Mineral Resources Minister Godfrey Oliphant that nationalisation is neither government nor ANC policy.