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COSATU condemns the killing of an NUM member in Marikana yesterday

18 August 2017

The Congress of South African Trade Unions is deeply disturbed to hear of the killing of an NUM leader in Marikana, who was allegedly gunned down yesterday after the Marikana Massacre commemoration events in the area. He was one of the several members who left the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union and rejoined NUM. We send our condolences to the family of the worker, his friends, colleagues and his union the NUM.


Minister Lynne Brown is aiding and abetting the mess at Eskom by protecting the utility`s ineffectual and compromised board

18 August 2017

The Congress of South African Trade Unions is worried by the media reports that Eskom Board Chairperson Zethembe Khoza is sabotaging the process of disciplinary hearings against the senior executives implicated in wasteful expenditure and questionable transactions. Minister Lynne Brown needs to be held fully responsible for the mess at Eskom because she has been the staunch defender of the ineffectual board of Eskom. Their failures and nefarious activities should be parked at her door step.


Presentation by COSATU Deputy General Secretary Cde Solly Phetoe to the SACCAWU Sun International Shopstewards Council

18 August 2017

The issue of COSATU Back to Basics campaign is not new ,it populates most of our literature. I am glad now that we have reached a stage where the implementation stage of this very important campaign. This matter comrades goes as far back as the September Commission , the 11th National Congress and also the Organising and Bargaining Conference that was held in 2013.


NEHAWU 30th Anniversary Celebrations

18 August 2017

The National Education, Health and Allied Workers` Union [NEHAWU] is celebrating 30 years as a giant public sector union since it was founded in 1987. The celebrations started on the 28th June 2017, during our 11th National Congress.


NEHAWU in KwaZulu-Natal wins victory for drivers from the Department of Health

17 August 2017

The National Education, Health and Allied Workers` Union [NEHAWU] has managed to help drivers from the Department of Health to be translated from salary level 3 to salary level 4 after a long drawn battle between the union and the Department of Public Service and Administration [DPSA].


NEHAWU on a solidarity visit to Swaziland

17 August 2017

The National Education Health & Allied Workers` Union [NEHAWU] is currently on a working solidarity visit in Swaziland with a delegation of more than 100 workers led by the Deputy General Secretary, Cde December Mavuso.


COSATU Free State mourns the passing of Comrade Moshe Tlali ANC Regional Secretary in Fezile Dabi

17 August 2017

COSATU Free State has learned with deep sadness the passing of Comrade Moshe Tlali the Regional Secretary of ANC Fezile Dabi Region.


SATAWU members to march against Minister Joe Maswanganyi

17 August 2017

South African Transport and Allied Workers` Union (SATAWU) members at Electronic Toll Collection (e-Toll) and Road Traffic Infringement Agency (RTIA) will today, 17 August, march to the Department of Transport to protest against the flouting of labour laws by their employers.


Compensate and treat all the Marikana victims equally

17 August 2017

The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) remembers the labour unrest that began on the 10th August 2012 at Lonmin Platinum Mine which resulted in workers losing their lives and some badly injured.


COSATU Northern Cape to convene a Shopsteward Council

17 August 2017

The Congress of South African Trade Unions in the Northern Cape will hold its Provincial Shopsteward Council on Friday, 18 August 2017at the City Hall in Kimberley. The purpose of the council is to communicate the decisions of the Central Committee, the Central Executive Committee and the PEC.


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