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World Day for Decent Work: “End Corporate Greed”

07 October 2015

Brussels, 6 October 2015 (ITUC OnLine): Trade unions around the world are once again mobilising on October 7, the World Day for Decent Work, under the banner “End Corporate Greed”, with activities stretching from Japan to Ecuador and South Africa to Russia. Activities in 33 countries have already been registered on the special website 2015.wddw.org, and many more will be uploaded to the site on October 7 and the following days.


COSATU Free State embarks on a strike action on October 7 in support of Section 77 Notice

07 October 2015

On September 26, 2015 in Bethlehem we launched our campaign to mobilize our member and workers in general to support the Section 77 notice for a one day Socio Economic Strike scheduled for October 07, 2015.


COSATU Western Cape concerned about the City misrepresenting the status of beaches to get blue flag status

06 October 2015

The beaches which got blue flag status and who deserves it are the mainly white area beaches in the City. The beaches of Mnandi and Strandfontein are death traps with real dangers to swimmers.


Happy 25th Anniversary to SADTU

06 October 2015

On this day, 6th October 1990, a giant teachers union was born in the belly of the apartheid beast ,to challenge the racist and evil system of oppression. We salute our militant and progressive affiliate ,the South African Democratic Teachers Union {SADTU} on their 25th anniversary ,and we also take the time to salute all teachers in South Africa and around the world.


JRA Workers Demand Implementation of Salary and Wage Agreement

06 October 2015

Members affiliated to the South African Municipal Workers’ Union at the Johannesburg Roads Agency (JRA) today embarked on a demonstration demanding the immediate and full and immediate implementation of the recently concluded salary and wage agreement with SALGA.


SAMWU Press Conference

06 October 2015

The South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) has issued the City of Johannesburg’s power utility City Power with our intension to go on a full blown strike beginning on Monday 19 October 2015. The strike action will result in a total blackout of Johannesburg and all its suburbs.


CEPPWAWU Marches to protect workers’ fund

06 October 2015

On Tuesday, the 6th of October, CEPPWAWU (the Chemical Energy Paper Printing Wood and Allied Workers Union) the 82 000 member strong Union, the South African Communist Party and COSATU will march in solidarity against former Barlow World Logistics Executive Director Mr. Isaac Shongwe at his offices in Bryanston for attempting to enrich himself with over a billion rand through exploiting the CEPPWAWU Investment Companies workers fund.


COSATU Western Cape ready for action on October 7

06 October 2015

Cosatu in the Western Cape can confirm that it is all ready for the National strike tomorrow 7 October 2015.


POPCRU Statement

06 October 2015

The Police and Prisons Civil Rights Union (POPCRU) is a public sector union organising over 160 000 workers in the South African Police Service, Correctional Services and Traffic components.


COSATU deploys NOB’s and CEC Members to all October 7 marches

06 October 2015

The Congress of South African Trade Unions will be joining the working class around the globe to march on the streets of South Africa on World Day of Decent Work across nine provinces.


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