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COSATU NW and court over assault on young boy of 9 years

20 August 2014

The Congress of South African Trade Unions, with the support of the community of Ganyesa, will be in court supporting the family of a 9-year-old boy who was allegedly assaulted by a white racist man in May 2014 in his shop, after accusing the young boy of stealing a packet of sweets.


DENOSA fully supports the proposed 20% tax on sugar-sweetened beverages as SA is the fattest in Sub-Saharan Africa

20 August 2014

The Democratic Nursing Organisation of South Africa (DENOSA) fully supports the proposal by the Department of Health to levy impose a 20% tax on sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) as more and more people are getting obese in the country, which gives birth to new non-communicable diseases cases and leads to more strain in public sector healthcare spending and decrease in quality healthcare due to increase in nurse-to-patient ratios in our facilities.


Defend your rights! Join a COSATU union now!

20 August 2014

The Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) was launched in December 1985 after four years of unity talks between unions opposed to apartheid and committed to a non-racial, non-sexist and democratic South Africa.


POPCRU concerned about crime

20 August 2014

The Police and Prisons Civil Right Union (POPCRU) is concerned about the recent spate of violent crimes in the country which have led to the deaths of children, police officers and other members of the public. These crimes range from taxi violence incidence, the rape and murders of children, the cold-blooded killings of police officers on and off duty.


COSATU NW to fight for jobs at Helam Mine

20 August 2014

The Congress of South African Trade Unions in the NW warns Helam mine share holders that it must never start talking about retrenching workers, but rather talk about improving the conditions of workers who have been exploited by the bosses since the establishment of the mine.


SANNAM saddened by killing of two senior Public Health nurses in Lesotho

20 August 2014

The Southern African Network of Nurses and Midwives (SANNAM) is highly saddened by the brutal killing of two senior Public Health nurses in Lesotho last week in the month dedicated to African Women, and would like to caution that this behaviour will lead to further drain of the already scarce nurses in the region.


Crime Conference to be held at City Hall, Cape Town

20 August 2014

A Crime Conference will be held in the City Hall on Thursday 21 August 2014 from 11:30 to 15:00 hours. Free trains have been arranged to transport Community representatives to and from the event between the hours of 9:00 and 15:30.


COSATU welcomes signing of Labour Relations Amendment Act

20 August 2014

The Congress of South African Trade Unions welcomes the news that President Jacob Zuma has signed the Labour Relations Amendment Act into law.


City of Cape Town shows its dishonesty in naming ARV Clubs a World Design Capital project

19 August 2014

The City’s Mayoral Committee member for Health has just exposed the City’s dishonesty in the gimmick called ‘Design Capital’. The City bought the World Design Capital project from an international agency, when it realised that it had no comprehensive plan to address the varied needs that exist in the City.


COSATU calls on SADC heads of states to act for democracy and economic emancipation of the people

19 August 2014

The Congress of South African Trade Unions calls on the heads of states in the SADC region, gathered in Zimbabwe, to do more for the workers and people of this region to advance democracy, economic emancipation and social transformation.

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