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COSATU Free State congratulates NEHAWU for hosting a successful 13th Provincial Congress

30 August 2016

COSATU Free State wishes to take this opportunity to congratulate its Affiliate NEHAWU for hosting a successful 13th Provincial Congress. We realize that the congress was held in the wake of very stark challenges facing our country and the province at large and hope that the decisions taken would strengthen the organization going further


30 August 2016

The SADC heads of states summit is currently underway against the background of a region in desperate need for concrete solutions to the concrete problems we face. We need less of the same or, otherwise put, we need an end to the political grandstanding and perennial parading of policy decorations without effect on the real lives of the people


COSATU will fight any attempts to privatise Pikitup by the City of Johannesburg

30 August 2016

The recent announcement by the newly elected mayor of Johannesburg, Herman Mashaba, that he plans to privatise Pikitup and outsource the municipality`s mandate to his friends in the private sector will be challenged and opposed by COSATU. We are ready and willing to collapse and shutdown the city of Johannesburg ,if Mayor Mashaba thinks that he is going to do the bidding of his friends from the Free Market Foundation by introducing their anti-worker and anti-union policies


COSATU affiliated unions NUM - NEHAWU - POPCRU AND CEPPWAWU to host the 17th World Trade Union Congress

30 August 2016

The Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) affiliated unions, namely the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM), the National Education Health and Allied Workers Union (NEHAWU), the Police Prisons and Civil Rights Union (POPCRU) and the Chemical Energy Print Paper and Allied Workers Union (CEPPWAWU) will be jointly hosting the 17th World Trade Union Congress


SAMATU condemns the merciless murder of Dr Basil Khoza in Phalaborwa

30 August 2016

The South African Medical Association Trade Union denounces the merciless and senseless murder of Dr Basil Khoza in Phalaborwa as a barbaric and heartless act of thuggery. These cold blooded murderers have robbed us of a devoted servant of the poor, a selfless gentle soul, visionary leader and a role model in the medical profession. Hundreds of poor patients have now been left destitute.


COSATU condemns the factional and reckless statements by the MKMVA

30 August 2016

The Congress of South African Trade Unions is deeply disappointed by the actions of the Umkhonto we Sizwe Military Veterans Association {MKMVA} leaders, Cde Kebby Maphatsoe and Cde Des Van Rooyen, of publicly condemning another minister {Cde Pravin Gordhan} using their different political hats as a justification


NEHAWU statement on the Border Management Authority Bill

29 August 2016

The National Health and Allied Workers` Union (NEHAWU) notes the tabling of the Border Management Authority Bill by the Department of Home Affairs in Parliament.


On Telkom Strike, SACP, ANC and MTN Outsourcing

29 August 2016

The Communication Workers Union (CWU) enters its fourth week in a protected industrial action against an intransigent and relatively untransformed Telkom SA. The dispute is over Salary and Substantive issues where we as the CWU are demanding an 11% salary increase and the company brings nothing on the table. On dispute is 6 months` maternity leave; 3 years moratorium on retrenchments and outsourcing; the bridging of the apartheid wage gap and status quo on gainsharing model should remain.


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.


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