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COSATU NW returns to the expensive toll gate this afternoon

06 March 2015

The Congress of South African Trade Unions, with the support of motorists, will be going back to the Swartruggens toll gate this afternoon after the State of the Province Address.


COSATU General Secretary Zwelinzima Vaviís address on the 11th International Israeli Apartheid Week, Cape Town

06 March 2015

On behalf of COSATU I bring a message of support and solidarity with the 11th International Israeli Apartheid Week, that began on 2nd March 2015 and will continue until Sunday. Our aim is to raise awareness about Israel`s apartheid policies towards the Palestinians and to build support for the growing Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) campaign.


DENOSA Gauteng mourns the death of its full time shop steward

06 March 2015

The Democratic Nursing Organisation of South Africa (DENOSA) in Gauteng is still saddened by the passing on of one of its full-time shop stewards, cde Letlotlo Maleka, who died in the early hours of yesterday at a hospital in Pretoria.


NUM is shocked by four mining companies decision to retrench workers in Northern Cape

06 March 2015

The National Union Mineworkers (NUM) is shocked and saddened that four mining companies in Northern Cape had served the NUM with a Section 189 notice of the Labour Relations Act) to retrench workers.


NUM to hold a mass meeting with former Aurora workers

06 March 2015

The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) will hold a mass meeting with former Aurora workers today (6 march 2015) morning at 09h00 in Orkney, Matlosana.


Cape Cycle Tour route cuts leave cyclists undermined by Mayor

05 March 2015

COSATU calls on the City of Cape Town Council and the Mayor not to undermine the cycle tour by reducing the distance. There are many other areas of road that can be used and included to maintain the stature of the tour. The City seems to reduce the distance because they do not want to go the extra mile for the event. There are many international and upcountry cyclists here for the event and to have it cut because the City does not want to allocate other roads, is patently unfair and risks the reputation of the event.


NEHAWU condemns and rejects the appointment of Advocate Gerhard Visagie as the Head of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU)

05 March 2015

NEHAWU is deeply shocked and disappointed by President Jacob Zumaís decision to appoint Adv. Gerhard Wilhelm Visagie as new Head of Special Investigations Unit {SIU}.


COSATU CEC statement, 5 March 2015

05 March 2015

The Congress of South African Trade Unions held a normal meeting of its Central Executive Committee from 2-4 March 2015, attended by national office bearers, affiliated unions and provincial structures.


SAMWU CEC Press Conference

05 March 2015

The South African Municipal Workersí Union (SAMWU) will be hosting a press conference on Friday 06 March 2015 in Durban at the Pavilion Hotel at 13.00. The press conference will deal with among others;



05 March 2015

The media are invited to a press conference to report on the COSATU Central Executive Committee which met from 2-4 March 2015. The details are:

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