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COSATU wishes all workers and their families a Safe Easter Weekend

17 April 2019

The Congress of South African Trade Unions wishes all workers, their families and migrant workers from neighbouring countries a safe Easter Weekend. South Africa has inherited a legacy of migrant labour system and this means that many workers will be on the road this weekend to see their families or visiting their places of worship.

 

DENOSA North West response to the statement by the provincial Department on the payment of Rural Allowance to nurses in the province

17 April 2019

Democratic Nursing Organisation of South Africa (DENOSA) in North West is disturbed by what we view as irresponsible utterances by the provincial Department of Health, through a statement, in relation to payment of Rural Allowance to nurses in the province when it has been standing in the way of this matter being resolved successfully at the arbitration process.

 

NUM members on strike at PPC Cement in Pretoria

17 April 2019

The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) confirms a strike by workers at the cement producing company PPC at Hercules in Pretoria over wage increases. Workers are embarking on a protected strike over the company`s refusal to bargain on wage increases. This comes after the NUM gave PPC a notice to strike on the 4th April 2019 and workers commenced with the industrial action on the 9th April 2019. The strike has entered its ninth day today.

 

SACTWU welcomes H&M`s collaboration with local designer

16 April 2019

The COSATU-affiliated Southern African Clothing and Textile Workers` Union (SACTWU) welcomes the announcement today by H&M, the global clothing retailer, that it will be collaborating with South African designer, Palesa Mokubung, and her Mantsho label.

 

COSATU is calling on the Public Works Department to stop spending millions pampering politicians and their families

16 April 2019

The Congress of South African Trade Unions is deeply offended by the scandalous wastage of public resources by the Public Works department that is spending millions on upgrading ministerial houses. This is happening at the same time that many workers are losing their jobs and millions of lower income household are struggling to have three meals a day.

 

NEHAWU to convene Memorial Lecture on Cde John Gomomo tomorrow at 12pm in Mpumalanga

16 April 2019

The National Education, Health and Allied Workers` Union [NEHAWU] will on Wednesday April 17, 2019 convene a memorial lecture on the life and times of former COSATU President Cde John Gomomo in Kabokweni, Nelspruit.

 

COSATU is calling on the Public Works Department to stop spending millions pampering politicians and their families

16 April 2019

The Congress of South African Trade Unions is deeply offended by the scandalous wastage of public resources by the Public Works department that is spending millions on upgrading ministerial houses. This is happening at the same time that many workers are losing their jobs and millions of lower income household are struggling to have three meals a day

 

COSATU Mpumalanga to fully support the NEHAWU John Gomomo Memorial Lecture

16 April 2019

The Congress of South African Trade Unions will give full support to the John Gomomo memorial lecture organised by its affiliated union in the public sector NEHAWU. The lecture will serve as a platform for workers to engage and learn more about the pivotal role that Cde John Gomomo played by towards our liberation struggle

 

COSATU Mpumalanga to fully support the NEHAWU John Gomomo Memorial Lecture

15 April 2019

The Congress of South African Trade Unions will give full support to the John Gomomo memorial lecture organised by its affiliated union in the public sector NEHAWU. The lecture will serve as a platform for workers to engage and learn more about the pivotal role that Cde John Gomomo played by towards our liberation struggle. Further than that the lecture will offer the opportunity for workers and participants to learn more about the values Cde John Gomomo represented.

 

COSATU Free State condemns harassment of a CWU FS Full-time Shopsteward by Telkom

12 April 2019

COSATU Free State has noted with shock the harassment that has been directed against the CWU Free State Full Time Shopsteward (FTSS), who is also the Provincial Executive Committee Member of the biggest Federation in the Country.

 

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