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

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POPCRU shocked by the untimely death of eight Correctional Services Officers

05 May 2015

The Police and Prisons Civil Rights Union (POPCRU) is deeply saddened by the untimely passing of eight Correctional Services officers, who were involved in a car accident while on their way to work at the Buffelsjagrivier Correctional Centre in the Western Cape this morning.


LIMUSA Organisational rights dispute with TOYOTA & NUMSA going to Labour Court

05 May 2015

Liberated Metalworkers Union of South African had filled a request for CCMA arbitration on the 20 Mach 2015 against Toyota SA this after failed Conciliation process at CCMA, 30th April 2015 was then scheduled for the arbitration.


COSATU welcomes Treasury’s UIF Contributions Holiday Cancellation

05 May 2015

The Congress of South African Trade Unions is strongly opposed Treasury’s initial proposal to provide a Unemployment Insurance Fund [UIF] contributions holiday for the 2015/16 tax year.


COSATU North West held successful May Day celebrations

05 May 2015

The Congress of South African Trade Unions in the North West held successfully May Day celebrations, with almost over 7 000 workers attending the event at the Taung Sports Ground on the 1st May 2015.


‘Let’s forge ahead with unity, organizational cohesion and discipline’, argues COSATU

05 May 2015

The Congress of South African Trade Unions held seventeen successful International Workers Day commemorations across all provinces, addressed by Alliance Leadership under the Theme ‘Celebrating Our 30th Anniversary and Repositioning COSATU towards a Struggle for Radical Economic Transformation’, with the main Rally hosted at the Curries Fountain Stadium, Durban.


Remarks by the President of the African National Congress Comrade J G Zuma on Worker’s Day

05 May 2015

This Workers Day takes place in the year when we celebrate sixty years since the adoption of the Freedom Charter, sixty years since the formation of the South African Congress of Trade Unions (SACTU) and thirty years since the formation of the revolutionary trade union federation, Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU).


Speech Delivered by COSATU President, Comrade Sidumo Dlamini at the 2015 National May Day Rally held at Curries Fountain Stadium, Durban in KwaZulu-Natal on May 1

01 May 2015

We want to welcome you in this historic event which is an expression of the victory of workers against employers not only in South Africa but all over the world.


POPCRU’s reaction on the May Day celebrations

01 May 2015

The Police and Prisons Civil Rights Union (POPCRU) congratulates our Federation, the Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) on its 30th Anniversary and May Day Celebrations which took place across the country, with the main Rally held at the Curries Fountain Stadium in Durban, the same venue which gave birth to this unparalleled workers’ Federation.


Programme for COSATU Main National May Day Rally to be held on the 1st May 2015 at Curries Fountain in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal Inbox

01 May 2015


NUM Post NEC Statement

30 April 2015

The National Executive Committee (NEC) of the NUM (National Union of Mineworkers) met from 28th to 29th April 2015 at the EBMTC Midrand Campus and mulled over a number of collective bargaining issues.


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