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LIMUSA Press Conference coming on Thursday, 23 April 2015, at Durban

20 April 2015

The Liberated Metalworkers Union of South Africa (LIMUSA) held its National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting recently.


Declaration on the xenophobic attacks against Migrants in South Africa

20 April 2015

We, the 30 participants from ILO, ITUC, COSATU, FEDUSA, NACTU, SADSAWU, WIEGO, StreetNet International, SAITA, SAWPA, SASEWA, MWASA, ADWN and NALEDI gathered on the 15-17th of April 2015 at the Birchwood Conference Centre, Johannesburg and to participate in the ILO Policy Dialogue workshop on the “Formalisation of Informal Economy” in preparation for the adoption of a Recommendation at the next ILO conference in June 2015 , strongly condemn the ongoing xenophobic attacks on foreign nationals in South Africa in the recent months.


SAMWU Northern Cape 11th Provincial Congress

20 April 2015

The South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) in the Northern Cape will be holding its 11th Provincial Congress under the theme “advancing the working class power towards socialism” from the 21st to the 23rd April 2015 at the Casalinga Guest House in Kuruman, Northern Cape.


LIMUSA mourns the death of its President, Sfiso Maphumulo

20 April 2015

It is with great saddens and total devastation to confirm to metalworkers and the nation that our own President cde Sfiso Maphumulo of Liberated Metalworkers of South Africa (LIMUSA) been killed in fatal car accident in the N3 near Escort in KwaZulu Natal around 20:45 on the 18 April 2015.


COSATU convenes civil society formations meeting to practically respond to xenophobic attacks

20 April 2015

The Congress of South African Trade Unions will convene a meeting of civil society organizations and with other fraternal organization in the Diaspora, to have a working Plan of Action [PoA] in responding to xenophobic attacks spreading in some areas in Gauteng.


COSATU May Day Speakers across eighteen Rallies

20 April 2015

The Congress of South African Trade Unions will celebrate the International Workers Day in South Africa across Nine Provinces, with eighteen Rallies held.


Young South Africans met to plan fight against xenophobia - #AfricaUNite

19 April 2015

Youth structures of the ANC Alliance, including ANC Youth League, Young Communist League, SASCO, COSAS, together with the BDS South Africa, ZAPU Youth Front and other youth formations from the African Diaspora and international communities met earlier today at COSATU House, to plan its fight against Xenophobia under the theme “#AfricaUNite".


SADTU statement on the death of LIMUSA President

19 April 2015

The South African Democratic Teachers’ Union (SADTU) is shocked and saddened by the tragic death of the Liberated Metalworkers Union of South Africa (LIMUSA) President, Sihle Maphumulo, who died in a car accident on the N3 in KwaZulu-Natal on Saturday night.


COSATU NC mobilize Public Servants at Kimberley, De Aar, Kuruman, Upington, Springbok, Colesberg and Prieska for action!-COSATU Northern Cape Statement on the current public sector collective bargaining impasse

19 April 2015

The Congress of South African Trade Unions in the Northern Cape held a Provincial Joint Mandating Committee (JMC) in Kimberley to receive a report back on the salary negotiations in the Public Sector.


NUM support UJ`s firm stand against Xenophobia

19 April 2015

The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) fully support the University of Johannesburg (UJ) for taking a firm stand against the scourge of xenophobia currently gripping much of our nation

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