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Shopsteward Volume 24 No. 1. May Day Special Edition 2015

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Salutations to the workers and people of Greece for rejecting austerity and neo-liberalism

06 July 2015

The Congress of South African Trade Unions salutes the overwhelming victory of the workers and people of Greece over austerity and imposition of neo-liberalism in a democratic referendum


COSATU remembers uMbhaqanga King and working class Entertainer

06 July 2015

The Congress of South African Trade Unions mourns the death of uMbhaqanga Singer, a working class Entertainer, Mr David Masondo, who died this weekend at a Garden City hospital in Johannesnurg after an illness


NUM opposes the sale of Kimberley Mines

06 July 2015

The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) is totally opposed to the sale of the Kimberley Mines by De Beers Consolidated Mines (DBCM) in Kimberley


Glencore is running away with murder to retrench 628 workers

06 July 2015

The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) is surprised and shocked that Glencore is proceeding with retrenchment at Optimum Coal Mine. Glencore intends to retrench 628 employees


Few Days left for COSATU Special National Congress to resume at Midrand, Gauteng-COSATU Special National Congress Media Invitation

06 July 2015

The Congress of South African Trade Unions will convene its Special National Congress in terms of the provisions of the Constitution of the Federation. The Special National Congress will be duly attended by COSATU affiliated Trade Unions in good standing and will be held to build unity and cohesion of the Federation and also deliberate of strengthening leadership collective.


COSATU North West supports Marikana tollgate workers on strike

03 July 2015

The Congress of South African Trade Unions in the North West has been informed that the tollgate strike is still underway and this is due to the attitude of the employers, who continues to exploit workers.


NUM members at Twickenham on strike

03 July 2015

More than 524 members of the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) at Twickenham Mine in Burgersfort in Limpopo had downed tools after Capital Development Services served the NUM with section 189A of the labour relations act.


CEPPWAWU set to rock the Chemical Industries with industrial action if bosses remain recalcitrant on wage dispute

03 July 2015

A coalition of three Unions that represent workers in the National Bargaining Council for the Chemical Industries (NBCCI) is set to rock the industry with industrial action if the bosses remain recalcitrant in the face of a wage dispute.


Clarity on the purpose of the coming Special National Congress

03 July 2015

The Congress of the South African Trade Unions wishes to clarify misinformation spread on the 1st July 2015 by former members of the Federation at a Press Briefing in Gauteng.


The PUTCO contract termination crisis

03 July 2015

South African Transport and Allied Workers Union (SATAWU) has convened a special press conference to communicate the following:


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