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SADTU in the Eastern Cape holds its provincial conference

24 March 2017

The South African Democratic Teachers` Union (SADTU) in the Eastern Cape is holding its 9th provincial conference at the Regent Hotel in East London.


DENOSA KZN applauds MEC decision to close night services at Ntuzuma Clinic over safety concern for nurses

23 March 2017

The Democratic Nursing Organisation of South Africa (DENOSA) in KwaZulu-Natal would like to applaud the decision by Health MEC Dr Sibongiseni Dhlomo to close night services at Ntuzuma Clinic due to safety concerns, following the attack of nurses by robbers in the early hours on Saturday.


NEHAWU statement on the current strike in the Department of Social Development

22 March 2017

On Wednesday March 22, 2017 the National Education Health & Allied Workers Union [NEHAWU] had an extensive negotiating meeting in Tshwane with the Department of Social Development upon the request of the employer to table a response to the NEHAWU memorandum of demands which led to the current strike.


COSATU to make its submissions to Parliament`s public hearings on challenges facing the poultry industry at 11am tomorrow

22 March 2017

COSATU will present its proposed measures to stabilize and grow the imperiled poultry industry to the National Assembly`s Trade and Industry Committee` public hearings at 11am ,Thursday 23 March, E249, New Wing, Parliament.


Water scarcity should be treated as a national crisis

22 March 2017

In acknowledgement of the World Water Day today the 22nd of March 2017, COSATU is issuing a call to government to recognize and treat water scarcity as a national crisis, requiring a comprehensive and urgent national intervention. We want to see a clear plan from government on how this issue will be resolved ,and we propose an establishment of a war room like the one convened during the Eskom load shedding crisis.


Press conference on the current ongoing strike at the Department of Social Development postponed

22 March 2017

The National Education Health & Allied Workers Union [NEHAWU] has postponed the press conference that was to be convened tomorrow morning, however a press statement will be released later today to clarify issues related to the strike.


The South African Police are useful

22 March 2017

The Police and Prisons Civil Rights Union (POPCRU) notes the utterances made by the Economic Freedom Fighter (EFF) Spokesperson Quinton Ndlozi on police being "useless" as unfortunate, short-sighted and regrettable.


COSATU is extremely disturbed by the rise in workplace shootings and killings

22 March 2017

The Congress of South African Trade Unions is deeply troubled by a spike in the number of fatal workplace shootings all across the country that have resulted in some workers losing their lives and others sustaining serious injuries.


NEHAWU to brief media on the current ongoing strike at the Department of Social Development

22 March 2017

The National Education Health & Allied Workers Union [NEHAWU] will brief the media tomorrow on the ongoing strike at the Department of Social Development.


COSATU Gauteng PEC statement

21 March 2017

The PEC meeting was convened as part of the constitutional obligation and requirement of the federation and was attended by all affiliated unions in the province and also locals. The meeting was also honoured to be addressed and briefed by Alliance partners being the ANC, SACP and SANCO. The PEC received a report from the National Office Bearer`s and in particular by the President of the Federation, Cde Sidumo Dlamini. The Provincial Chairperson highlighted the immediate challenges and tasks facing the federation in the province.


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