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Popcru Post-Central Executive Committee (CEC) Media Statement

17 July 2016

The Police and Prisons Civil Rights Union (POPCRU) held its annual Central Executive Committee meeting which serves as a platform to give a broader direction covering organisational, political, educational and policy issues within the union and beyond.


Cosatu calls for IT companies to stop importing foreign labour

15 July 2016

Cosatu is deeply concerned about Multi National and South African companies importing foreign labour for jobs that South Africans can do. This attempt by companies to profit by flouting SA immigration laws is unacceptable.


COSATU Free State Press Conference on Monday

15 July 2016

COSATU Free State will be convening a press conference on Monday the 18th of July to communicate the outcomes of their Provincial Executive Committee meeting. The details of the briefing are as follows:


POPCRU CEC Meeting to convene from today

15 July 2016

The Police and Prisons Civil Rights Union (POPCRU) will hold its annual Central Executive Committee (CEC) meeting under the theme "Transforming the Criminal Justice Cluster in defence of the working class struggle for the advancement of the National Democratic Revolution."


COSATU President to address POPCRU CEC tomorrow

15 July 2016

The Congress of South African Trade Unions will address the Central Executive Committee of POPCRU at Kempton Park tomorrow, 16th July 2016


Donation of Kangaroo Wraps to Voortrekker Hospital (Neo-Natal Dept) in Mokopane, Limpopo 18 July 2016 (Mandela Day)

15 July 2016

The Job Creation Trust (JCT) was founded by the COSATU, FEDUSA & NACTU at the National Presidential Job Summit on 30 October 1998. The Trust was funded by contributions, donations and pledges from the workers in general including three Trade Union Federations (COSATU, FEDUSA, and NACTU) Communities and some businesses.


COSATU calls on government to ensure that all vulnerable workers are not bullied and victimised during the upcoming local elections

14 July 2016

COSATU is deeply disturbed by the victimization and the ill treatment of farm workers and domestic workers throughout the country by their employers. Many of these workers have been reporting to the federation that they are being intimidated and bullied by their employers to either vote for specific parties or not vote at all.


COSATU North West Media Statement on attitude displayed by LAFARGE HOLCIM Cement in Lichtenburg towards NUM members

14 July 2016

Cosatu North West is disturbed about the attitudes of Lafarge Holcim Cement management in particular the HR Director towards employees who are NUM members.The company is busy bashing the NUM trying to weaken it, by relocating its Full time shopstewards from Lichtenburg to Head Office so that they can be able to exploit workers.


DENOSA statement on the tragic death of nurses on their way to graduation

14 July 2016

The Democratic Nursing Organisation of South Africa (DENOSA) in Eastern Cape has learnt with great shock the tragic death of four nurses from Lilitha College of Nursing`s Lusikisiki Campus yesterday while on their way to a graduation ceremony at the University of Fort Hare. The four nurses worked very hard to be among those who were graduating yesterday and today


COSATU supports the popular protests by the people of Zimbabwe for their rights

13 July 2016

The Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) having consulted with the workers of Zimbabwe under their federation, the Zimbabwean Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) express its full support to the people of Zimbabwe for engaging in peaceful protests and stay-aways to demand government accountability after decades of suffering and serious economic decline caused by bad governance, corruption and economic mismanagement


COSATU on YouTube

Why workers should vote ANC

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COSATU protest march in Cape Town
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