Resources for union facilitators and trainers

It’s proven that exercises and games activate our senses and increase creative learning of new concepts and understanding of ideas. Our collection of facilitation exercises will help trainers involved in participatory education activities for workers.

10 key findings from the 2021 Global Rights Index

Abuses of the right to strike, the right to establish and join a trade union, the right to trade union activities and civil liberties and the right to free speech and assembly are at an eight-year high, according to the ITUC’s annual Global Rights Index.

Inflation Monitor | MAY 2021

The headline inflation rate in May 2021 accelerated to 5.2 % year on year. The prices of food, transport, public transport and administered prices continue to drive inflation. Remember that inflation statistics refer to the past twelve months, while wage increases refer to the months to come.

Everything you need to know about strikes

Produced by Workers’ World Media Productions, this booklet is the complete guide to winning strikes. You’ll learn the strike laws and rights, tactics for strike organisers and anticipating the responses of bosses.

LRS collective bargaining input for 2021

Our trade union collective bargaining strategy input for 2021 looks at the minimum wage and settlement trends; the impact of Covid-19 on the economy and collective bargaining; the 2021 bargaining round;  and bargaining for the future.

Pride at Work

A study on discrimination at work on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity in South Africa. #PrideMonth

Bargaining Benchmarks – Directors’ Fees Edition

How do remuneration structures within companies exacerbate income inequalities? Our latest Directors’ Fees Report delves into the remuneration of directors in 78 South African Multinational Corporations and exposes the astronomical gap between the pay of bosses and their workers.

MNC Trends Report | 2020

The MNC Trends Report of the Labour Research Service provides information on the performance, operations and governance of 81 JSE-listed South African multinational companies. Trade unions use the information to improve their strategies for bargaining, alliance building and campaigns.

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