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NUMSA fully supports COSATU`s campaign on e-Toll and burning of e-Tags

17 October 2014

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) on behalf of its 349 000 members fully supports the rolling mass action that will be taking place tomorrow Saturday 18 October 2014, as organised by our militant and fighting federation – the Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu), geared towards exerting popular and mass pressure on the fading ANC-led government to scrap the implementation of e-tolls on Gauteng Highways.


SAMWU Concerned by Ultimatum Given to Municipal CFOs

17 October 2014

The South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) is concerned by the ultimatum which has been given to municipal CFOs (Chief Financial Officers) by the KZN Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (COGTA) MEC Nomusa Dube-Ncube on the 16th October.


City of Cape Town Physical Fitness Test in Fire and Rescue Department Smells Racism

17 October 2014

While the City of Cape Town is still struggling to transform the top white management of Fire and Rescue department, the ripple effect is that the lower level workers predominantly non-white continues to be discriminated against in many ways.


SAMWU Vindicated by Findings on "Poisoned Water" Allegations

17 October 2014

The South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) is vindicated by the findings of the Midvaal Water Company that water in the Mahikeng area is safe for consumption.


FAWU press statement on the price controls of platinum and related products

17 October 2014

The Food and Allied Workers Union (FAWU) welcomes the proposals mooted by Mr Johan van Zyl, the President of the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of South Africa (NAAMSA), that South Africa must engage in price controls of platinum and other natural resources and minerals, to our advantage instead of paying dollar-based world prices for things produced at rand-prices in our country.


Press statement from the sub-Saharan Africa Regional Conference of Industrial Global Union

17 October 2014

Having met at Saint George Hotel in Pretoria from 14 to 16 October 2014, some 150 trade union leaders from 28 African countries of the 50-million-strong global union IndustriALL have discussed a series of issues and challenges which trade unions face throughout Sub-Saharan Africa.


FAWU statement on World Food Day

17 October 2014

The Food and Allied Workers Union (FAWU) notes the World Food Day and the reports of persisting hunger, with 13 million estimated to be suffering regular hunger in South Africa, and the world-wide outcry for decisive actions.


FAWU press statement on Operation Phakisa

17 October 2014

The Food and Allied Workers Union (FAWU) is welcomes the initiative on Operation Phakisa, as launched by the President of the Republic JG Zuma, on exploring and exploiting the oceans for economic development and job creation through oil and gas harvesting.


FAWU press statement on COSATU`s e-Toll campaign

17 October 2014

The Food and Allied Workers Union (FAWU) welcomes the submission made by the African National Congress (ANC) in Gauteng relating to the electronic tolling of roads (E-Tolls) in the province as inspiringly refreshing and talking to principles of adequate canvassing of and consultation with the people on any policy and legislative initiatives for a government of the people.


COSATU fully supports communications workers

16 October 2014

National Office Bearers of the Congress of South African Trade Unions today, 15 October 2014, met the new National Office Bearers of the Communications Workers Union to discuss, amongst others, the crisis in the SA Post Office.

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