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NEHAWU CEC Statement

14 December 2017

The National Education, Health and Allied Workers` Union [NEHAWU] convened on the 12 - 13th December 2017 its first Central Executive Committee [CEC] meeting after it`s successful and united 11th National Congress held in Boksburg in June 2017. The CEC also took place just as we wrapped up our 30th anniversary celebrations which saw the union celebrating in all nine provinces this important milestone.


COSATU Statement on the Pretoria High Court`s state capture judgement against President Jacob Zuma

13 December 2017

The Congress of South African Trade Unions has noted and welcomes the Pretoria High Court`s entire judgment in President Jacob Zuma`s application to review and set aside former Public Protector Thuli Madonsela`s State of Capture report and the inquiry she called for


NEHAWU supports the Greece general strike of December 14, 2017

13 December 2017

The National Education, Health and Allied Workers` Union (NEHAWU) in South Africa is aware of the impending round of anti-worker attacks that is a continuation of the general offensive by Syriza-ANEL government and capital against the working class in Greece led by PAME


SATAWU questions appointment of acting group CEO at PRASA

12 December 2017

South African Transport and Allied Workers` Union (SATAWU) is puzzled by the decision of the board of Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) to appoint yet another acting Group CEO.


NEHAWU statement on the utterances by Ace Magashule

12 December 2017

The National Education, Health and Allied Workers` Union [NEHAWU] notes with disgust the utterance made by the Mugabe of the African National Congress [ANC], Ace Magashule, during the delivery of the political report of the ANC Free State 8th Provincial Congress on Sunday.


POPCRU to do a site inspection at the open filed where the National Traffic Police Unit members are dumped by RTMC

12 December 2017

Following today`s meeting with the aggrieved National Traffic Police Unit members working for the Road Traffic Management Corporation (RTMC), the Police and Prisons Civil Rights Union (POPCRU) will be doing a site inspection of the apparent open space area in Midrand that they have been dumped in.


COSATU Welcomes the Progressive Judgement by the Constitutional Court to Protect Public Servants From Illegal Deductions

11 December 2017

COSATU greatly welcomes the progressive judgment by the Constitutional Court to declare sections of the Public Service Act unconstitutional. This judgment prohibits the unlawful deductions of public service workers` salaries. From now on public servants must agree to deductions and these must be within the limits set by the National Credit and Consumer Protection Acts.


COSATU rejects the High Level Panel Report on Legislation

11 December 2017

COSATU totally rejects with utter contempt Former President Kgalema Mothlanthe and Parliament`s High Level Panel Report on Legislation. We are shocked that this report proposes that government introduces legislation that would allow employers to pay young workers a fixed lower wage than older workers. Such a law would be completely discriminatory and thus unconstitutional.


COSATU statement on the adoption of the Sugar Tax

11 December 2017

The Congress of South African Trade Unions has noted Parliament`s adoption of government`s sugar sweetened beverages tax (Health Promotion Levy).We agree with government that South Africans have dangerously unhealthy diets and lifestyles. An increasing over consumption of sugar has massive health consequences ,including the rise in diabetes, obesity, cancer ,etc


LIMUSA strikes in Agni Steel

11 December 2017

Liberated Metalworkers Union of South Africa (LIMUSA) enters a fourth day of a protected industrial action at Agni Steel South Africa in Port Elizabeth. The strike is due to protracted wage negotiations that stated in 2016 with the company. The union was demanding R48 per hour at the time and the company was paying workers R24 per hour. Several attempts were made by the employer to delay engagements or negotiations on the demands by raising frivolous jurisdiction points but all those attempts failed.


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