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

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COSATU congratulates Public Service Trade Union on signing a wage agreement

22 May 2015

The Congress of South African Trade Unions congratulates the public service Trade Unions for signing on a wage agreement for the Year 2015/2016.


COSATU Statement on ‘New E-tolls Dispensation’ announced

21 May 2015

The Congress of South African Trade Unions has noted the announcement done yesterday, the 20th May 2015 by the Deputy President of the Republic, Mr Cyril Ramaphosa on a new dispensation of the implementation of Gauteng Freeways, commonly known as ‘e-tolls system’


COSATU urges workers to participate in Africa Day activities

21 May 2015

The Congress of South African Trade Unions urges all workers across all provinces to participate in Africa Day activities.


COSATU calls on Minister of Mineral Resources to take strong action against lack of transformation in mining industry

21 May 2015

The Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) notes the unnecessary confusion created by the Chamber of Mines (COM) in relation to the transformation of the mining industry in line with the Mining Charter ownership targets.


COSATU Limpopo supports striking CWU MTN Members

21 May 2015

The Congress of South African Trade Unions in Limpopo is in full support of the striking Communication Workers Union members working for MTN in the province.


COSATU Public Service Unions sign collective agreements bringing to an end the 2015/2016 wage negotiations.

21 May 2015

The seven COSATU Public Service Unions - SADTU, NEHAWU, POPCRU, DENOSA, SAMA, PAWUSA and SASAWU, yesterday signed some agreements in the Public Service Co-ordinating Bargaining Council (PSCBC), bringing to an end, a long-drawn-out and tough negotiation process that lasted for eight months


NUM to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Vaal Reefs Mine Disaster

21 May 2015

The National Union of mineworkers (NUM) will commemorate the 20th Vaal Reefs mine disaster that occurred on the 10th of May 1995 when 104 employees and contractors tragically lost their lives at No.2 Shaft Vaal Reefs Gold Mining Company Limited.


SAMWU rejects E-toll Dispensation as Presented by Deputy President

20 May 2015

The South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) rejects the etoll dispensation as presented by Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa on the 20th May 2015.


COSATU KwaZulu-Natal looks forward to vibrant Workers’ Parliament

20 May 2015

The Congress of South African Trade Unions in KwaZulu Natal is looking forward to the Workers Parliament being convened together with KZN Provincial Legislature, under the theme “Advance Workers’ Struggle in Addressing Inequality, Creating Employment and Advancing Vulnerable Workers’ Rights”, to commence on 21 May 2015.


SATAWU demands a living wage for all Road Freight workers

20 May 2015

The South African Transport and Allied Workers Union (SATAWU) has submitted a list of wage demands to the National Bargaining Council for the Road Freight and Logistics Industry (NBCRFLI) in preparation for negotiations with employers.


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