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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 Zuma’s 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 Workers’ 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:


COSATU Condemns brutal crackdown on TUCOSWA meeting

04 March 2015

COSATU wish to strongly register its utter disgust with the brutal attack on workers’ rights in Swaziland. The royal family regime continues to wage a relentless attack on the rights and dignity of workers.


COSATU statement on the nullification of Ethekwini Region Conference

04 March 2015

COSATU in the Province of KZN does respect the wisdom of the PEC of the ANC and its Constitutional powers to make decisions, but is very much shocked about the pronouncements of the ANC PEC on the nullification of Ethekwini Regional Conference; we think it is unprecedented.


DENOSA calls for a Positive Practice Environment for health workers in Gaza this Israel Apartheid Week (IAW)

04 March 2015

The Democratic Nursing Organisation of South Africa (DENOSA) continues to support and endorse the Israel Apartheid Week (IAW) in show of solidarity with health workers who are forced to care for patients under difficult conditions in Gaza and calls for the provision of a positive practice environment for health workers in the area.


NEHAWU is fully behind the Israeli Week

04 March 2015

NEHAWU offers its unwavering support to the 11th International Israeli Apartheid Week {IAW} ,that began on the 2nd of March and will continue until the 8th of March 2015. The Israeli Apartheid Week {IAW} seeks to raise awareness ,about Israel`s apartheid policies towards the Palestinians ,and to build support for the growing Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) campaign. We are also calling on other organizations and businesses to show their rejection of Israel`s military and political aggression, by joining the BDS campaign.


NUM supports the International Israel Apartheid Week

04 March 2015

The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) like all other progressive forces supports the struggle of the Palestinian people for freedom and self-determination in their own land. We, therefore, support and endorse the International Israel Apartheid Week ( IAW).


SADTU to celebrate International Women`s Day and launch its Sports Festival

04 March 2015

The South African Democratic Teachers’ Union (SADTU) will, on Saturday 7 March, 2015, join the rest of the globe in celebrating International Women’s Day. The day which is celebrated on 8 March each year serves to honour the economic, political and social achievements of women. This year’s celebrations will be held under the theme “Make It Happen”. The Union will also officially launch its National Sports Festival that will take place later in the year in KwaZulu-Natal.

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