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COSATU Africa Day Statement

24 May 2016

COSATU joins the millions of Africans on the continent and in the diaspora in celebrating the day which is our common heritage and space for reflection about the present and the future of our beloved continent.

 

COSATU commends President Jacob Zuma for signing the Revenue Laws Amendment Act

24 May 2016

The Congress of South African Trade Unions welcomes President Jacob Zuma`s signing of the Revenue Laws Amendment Act (provident funds) into law. This Act represents a major victory for workers and COSATU. Government has agreed to COSATU and workers` demands to stop the Taxation Laws Amendment Act`s compulsory annuitisation of provident funds.

 

Joint SACP-COSATU statement on the 25th Eritrean National Independence Day

24 May 2016

The Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) and the South African Communist Party (SACP) salute the People`s Front for Democracy and Justice (PFDJ) and the resilient people of Eritrea on the special occasion of the 25th Silver Jubilee Independence Commemoration.

 

COSATU supports the NUM`s march to Gold Fields South Deep mine against victimisation and lack of transformation

24 May 2016

The Congress of South African Trade Unions supports the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) march to the Gold Fields South Deep mine today. The union will hand over a memorandum raising a myriad of issues including unfair labour practices. We support the NUM in opposing the company`s five year Employment Equity plan for 2016 and are also are behind its call for the transformation of the mine management that remains dominated by white people

 

COSATU Central Executive Committee press briefing on Thursday

23 May 2016

The Congress of South African Trade Unions will convene a three day Central Executive Committee {CEC} meeting starting today , Monday 23rd-25th of May 2016, to discuss a myriad of issues affecting the workers and the working class

 

COSATU congratulates the Gauteng Education Department on its Constitutional Court victory

20 May 2016

The Congress of South African Trade Unions fully welcomes the Constitutional Court`s ruling in the case of learner admission regulations in favour of the Gauteng Education Department. The federation is elated because the court`s ruling and Judge ruling now makes it clear that the department of basic education will now have the final say over government schools` admissions processes

 

COSATU Central Executive Committee press briefing on Thursday next week

19 May 2016

The Congress of South African Trade Unions will convene a three day Central Executive Committee {CEC} meeting starting on Monday 23rd-25th of May 2016, to discuss a myriad of issues affecting the workers and the working class.

 

COSATU North West Statement on a death of a farmworker, chopped by a harvesting machine in Ventersdorp

19 May 2016

COSATU North West is very disturbed about the horror accident wherein a farm worker was chopped by the harvesting machine and his leg cut

 

Opening address by the COSATU 2nd Deputy President Comrade Zingiswa Losi at the NHI Workshop held at Centurion, near Pretoria

19 May 2016

Our discussion on the National Health Insurance [NHI] must proceed from an understanding that National health Insurance is part of our struggle to ensure decisive state intervention in the economy in favor of the working class.

 

SADTU is being used as a scapegoat for all the country`s education ills

18 May 2016

The Congress of South African Trade Unions is disturbed by the odious attacks that are directed at our affiliate , the South African Democratic Teachers Union by those, who believe the leaks from the Ministerial Task Team report

 

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