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Shopsteward Volume 23 No. 6

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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.

 

FAWU statement on 60th Anniversary of the Founding of SACTU

04 March 2015

The Food and Allied Workers Union (FAWU) notes with pride that on the 5th March, the South African Congress of Trade Unions (SACTU) would have been 60 years if it continued to exist and that its successor in the Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU, which itself will be 30 years this year, is facing serious challenges.

 

Revised COSATU CEC Statement on 2014/2015 Public Service salary Negotiations

04 March 2015

The COSATU CEC, currently in session, notes the current 2014/15 salary public service negotiations. COSATU has seven affiliates organising in this sector namely: SADTU, NEHAWU, POPCRU, DENOSA, SAMA, SASAWU and PAWUSA representing more than 58% of the public service employees. The current agreement expires on the 31st of March this year; therefore, the new agreement must be implemented by the 1st of April this year.

 

COSATU CEC Press Conference

03 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 welcomes Aurora court judgement

03 March 2015

The Congress of South African Trade Unions is thrilled by the dismissal by the Pretoria High Court of an urgent application by Khulubuse Zuma to have claims of over R1.5 billion against Aurora Empowerment Systems set aside.

 

Khulubuse Zuma and his partners must pay Aurora workers

03 March 2015

The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) welcomes the decision by the high court in Pretoria to dismiss an urgent application by Khulubuse Zuma to have claims of over R1.5-billion against Aurora Empowerment Systems set aside.

 

COSATU CEC statement on 2014/15 public service salary negotiations

03 March 2015

The COSATU Central Executive Committee, currently in session, notes the current 2014/15 salary public service negotiations. COSATU has seven affiliates organising in this sector - SADTU, NEHAWU, POPCRU, DENOSA, SAMA, SASAWU and PAWUSA, representing more than 58% of the public service employees. The current agreement expires on 31st March this year; therefore, the new agreement must be implemented by 1st April

 

Medupi success signifies workers commitment to end electricity crises

03 March 2015

The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) would like to express its appreciation to workers, particularly our members at Eskom’s Medupi coal-fired power station in Limpopo.

 

COSATU NW going back to the expensive toll gate

03 March 2015

The Congress of South African Trade Unions and its members will be going to the expensive toll gate at Swartruggens on the 6th March 2015. This is part of our program that we must be on the N4 road, in particular at the expensive toll gate, every two weeks

 

SAMWU Disappointed by SALGA Salary and Wage Proposals

03 March 2015

The South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) is currently in the first round of negotiations with the South African Local Government Association (SALGA) the employer body that represents the country’s 278 municipalities in the South African Local Government Bargaining Council (SALGBC).

 
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