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SADTU Post-NEC Statement

29 August 2016

The South African Democratic Teachers Union held its 3rd National Executive Com-mittee meeting of the year from the 26th to 27th of August 2016, Kempton Park, Ekurhuleni. The NEC reflected on a number of issues that concern us as education professionals specifically and broadly as members of society within a developmental state.


SACTWU settles its 2016 Clothing Industry Wage Negotiations

29 August 2016

The COSATU-affiliated Southern African Clothing & Textile Workers` Union (SACTWU) has settled its 2016 wage negotiations for the domestic clothing manufacturing industry.


NUM-ARM Employee Participation Fund Pay-Outs

26 August 2016

The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) today joins thousands of employees and its members working at various African Rainbow Minerals Joint Ventures across the country in celebrating the maturation of the 5 year Employee Participation Fund. This fund was part of the NUM - ARM agreement that was signed in 2014, for the employees to benefit in the profits of the company dating back to 1st March 2010 for Modikwa Platinum (which was paid in 2015) and 1st July 2011 for the 9 other operations.


NUM and JB Marks Awards to honour 92 graduates at Emperors Palace tonight

26 August 2016

The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) and the JB Marks Awards will set a new standard in the education and corporate sectors by honouring 92 graduates this year at its prestigious Annual Education Awards Ceremony, which will be held tonight at Emperors Palace in Kempton Park.


COSATU Limpopo is disturbed by non-payment of 205 temporary teachers and support SADTU`s decision to go on a strike action

26 August 2016

The Congress of South African Trade Unions in Limpopo is highly disturbed by the non-payment of 205 temporary teachers since April 2016 as reported by SADTU. We are told that the Limpopo Department of Education blames this anomaly to the implementation of Instruction Note 7 from Treasury that deals with control of escalating compensation of employees and control measures in effecting appointments.


COSATU Gauteng statement on the clean Audits by the Gauteng Provincial Government

26 August 2016

COSATU in Gauteng welcomes the good news that majority of the Departments in the Province had received the clean audits from the Auditor General. We congratulate our members, the various HOD`s, MEC`s and the Premier for this sterling work of ensuring that there financial accountability and compliance in the province.


COSATU Limpopo fully supports the ultimatum by NEHAWU

25 August 2016

The Congress of South African Trade Unions in Limpopo fully supports NEHAWU ,with regard to its ultimatum to the Provincial Government on the long standing grievances of workers. We are fully behind NEHAWU and its members as they say enough is enough.


COSATU Central Executive Committee statement -22-24 August 2016

25 August 2016

The Congress of South African Trade Unions held a scheduled meeting of its Central Executive Committee from 22-24 August 2016, which was attended by the national office bearers, the representatives of its affiliated unions and provincial structures. The meeting discussed and resolved on a number of organisational, political, international and socio-economic issues affecting the workers and the working class in the country and around the world.


COSATU CEC Press Briefing Today

25 August 2016

The Congress of South African Trade Union is convening a Post CEC Press Briefing today to communicate the outcomes of the three day meeting that started on Monday and ended yesterday.


COSATU Frees State notes with horror the surfacing of two different assessments of UFS students based on language

23 August 2016

COSATU Free State has learned with horror the news that some students were discovered having two sets of Audit module question papers at the University of the Free State. What is outlandish and unacceptable is the fact that the Afrikaans paper had answers and the English version did not have answers


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