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POPCRU condems EFF`s behaviour

23 July 2014

The Police and Prisons Civil Rights Union (POPCRU) is angered by the behaviour demonstrated by Julius Malema’s Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) in the Gauteng Legislature yesterday.


COSATU Limpopo to host Mandela Day in partnership with Old Mutual - 25TH July 2014

23 July 2014

The overarching objective of Mandela Day is to inspire individuals to take action to help change the world for the better, and in doing so build a global movement for good. Ultimately it seeks to empower communities everywhere. “Take Action; Inspire Change; Make Every Day a Mandela Day.”


NEHAWU Free State calls for the immediate suspension of the management at Pelonomi Hospital

23 July 2014

NEHAWU Free State calls for the immediate suspension of the management at Pelonomi Hospital in Bloemfontein, for incompetence and dereliction of duties. Since 2011, the union has raised concerns about allegations of corruption, maladministration and irregular appointments in hospital.


COSATU W Cape: Majority of parties in City to call for a moment of silence in Support of Palestinians

23 July 2014

The majority of Parties will today call for a moment of silence to honour the dead and injured in the Palestine. This call will also condemn the Zionist aggression of the Israeli army.


COSATU welcomes action against alleged Nkandla profiteers

23 July 2014

The Congress of South African Trade Unions welcomes the report in the City Press (20 July 2014) that 13 senior government managers - who sat on the Bid Adjudication Committee that awarded contracts for the R246m upgrades to President Jacob Zuma’s Nkandla homestead - have been charged with maladministration.


`NEHAWU members are vindicated at Pelonomi Hospital`

23 July 2014

On Mandela Day (July 18) during the cleanup campaign at Pelonomi Hospital led to the discovery of a huge supply of medical consumables stashed away in some unused storeroom. Clearly the intentions of the people who stored these supplies there were not good. If they had good intentions they should have opened the store to supply the much needed medical supplies to the wards which continue to be in dire need of such. We need to know the motives of stashing these medical supplies and know who was involved in this heartless act!


COSATU Free State welcomes the newly elected provincial leadership of SAMATU

23 July 2014

COSATU Free State hereby acknowledges the meeting of South African Medical Association Trade Union (SAMATU) a COSATU affiliate drawing its members from doctors from both public and private sector which took place on July 19, 2014 at the University of the Free State.


SADTU in KwaZulu-Natal to use television to develop teachers

23 July 2014

The South African Democratic Teachers Union (SADTU), with partners including Mindset, Telkom, Unkunzi, Hauwei, HP, Vortex, Cyberschool, Technology and 247 Technologies, will on Thursday (24 July ) officially launch a teacher development television programme in KwaZulu Natal.


NUMSA statement on the latest developments - Engeneering/Metals sector strike

23 July 2014

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) held a Special National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting last night (Tuesday) in central Johannesburg. The special NEC was attended by the Numsa National Office Bearers (NOBs`), worker leaders from all our Regions and members of our National Bargaining Team.


COSATU Condemns anti-ANC Zionist Rally in support of genocide against Palestinians by Israel

22 July 2014

COSATU is alarmed that 20 years into our democracy, we still have remnants of apartheid apologists and rogue elements within South African society, though isolated and very few, but remain determined to defend genocide and colonial occupation by Israel.

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