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COSATU 2016 May Speech Delivered by COSATU President

01 May 2016

Comrades we are meeting here today to mark 121 years since the first celebrations of May Day by workers in 1895 in South Africa.


Media accreditation tags for COSATU`s Main May Day Rally are ready for collection

29 April 2016

The Congress of South African Trade Unions wishes to inform all journalists ,who have applied for accreditation to cover the 2016 COSATU`s Main May Day Rally at Moretele Park in Pretoria that their accreditation tags are ready for collection.


COSATU Free State on May Day to March in defense of Collective Bargaining, Jobs and Workers` Rights

29 April 2016

COSATU Free State would be taking the battle to the doorsteps of our employers and some institutions that have an impact on our daily lives whilst commemorating our Workers Day under the theme `Celebrating 30 Years and defending Collective Bargaining, Jobs and Workers Rights.`


COSATU North West ready for May Day celebration

29 April 2016

The Congress of South African Trade Union in North West declares its readiness for the celebration of the International May Day which will be held in Lichtenburg Rugby Stadium on Sunday, 01 May 2016.


COSATU demands the immediate payment of workers` salaries by Lily Mine

28 April 2016

COSATU is extremely concerned and totally condemns the decision by Lily Mine management not to pay workers their salaries that they were supposed to get last Thursday. We support our affiliate the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) in demanding that the company pay the workers their salaries as soon as possible


NEHAWU calls on workers to come out with their families for the upcoming May Day celebrations

28 April 2016

The National Education, Health and Allied Workers` Union {NEHAWU} calls upon all workers across the length and breadth of the country to come in numbers to celebrate the International Worker`s Day on the 1st of May.


POPCRU wishes all workers a pleasant May Day

28 April 2016

The Police and Prisons Civil Rights Union (POPCRU) joins the millions of workers across the globe in celebrating May Day as an international occasion affirming and celebrating the dignity of labour and uniting workers of the world in a common struggle for peace and socio-economic progress.


Picket at Pearson; Change your business strategy

28 April 2016

SADTU is deeply concerned that in an effort to expand and increase profits, Pearson PLC is turning its back on free public education for all.


Workers should defy and expose the anti-May Day employers

28 April 2016

The Congress of South African Trade Unions is angered by reports that some employers have issued memos threatening workers, who are planning to attend May Day celebrations on Sunday and honour the workers holiday on Monday.


REMINDER: Application for media accreditation to cover the COSATU 2016 MAY DAY RALLY is open

28 April 2016

The Congress of South African Trade Union will be celebrating the International Labour Day{ May Day } on the 1st of May this year by hosting a number of rallies and activities throughout the country. This follows the decision of the COSATU CEC to decentralise the celebrations as a way of reaching workers in all corners of the country.


COSATU on YouTube

LIVE: Cosatu celebrates ‘30 years’ with May Day rally

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COSATU protest march in Cape Town
Cosatu Rolling Mass Action against e-Tolls, Nov 2013

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