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COSATU and the alliance back to the toll gate

25 March 2015

The Congress of South African Trade Unions, jointly with the alliance, is going back to the expensive toll gate at Swartruggens to continue with its program to put pressure to our own government to implement their resolution on reducing the fees at the Swartruggens toll gate which is the most expensive toll gate in the RSA.


SAMWU Limpopo Press Conference

25 March 2015

Please be advised that the below invite is scheduled for Wednesday, 01 April 2015, not the second as initially stated.


SAMWU Free State Provincial Congress

24 March 2015

The South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) in the Free State Province will be holding its 14th Provincial congress under the theme “Advancing a Revolutionary Agenda of the Working Class Towards People Centred Local Government” from the 25th to the 27th March at the Gariep Forever Resort in Gariep, Free State Province.


COSATU-aligned public service unions call on Government to increase its offer

24 March 2015

The seven COSATU Public Service unions, namely NEHAWU, SADTU, POPCRU, DENOSA, SAMA, SASAWU and PAWUSA, together with other unions admitted in the Public Service Co-ordinating Bargaining Council (PSCBC) submitted demands to the employer on 30th September 2014. Our demands included, amongst others


Workers will not submit to the feeble threats of the Director-General of Home Affairs, Mkhuseli Apleni

24 March 2015

NEHAWU has noted the public statements made by the Director General of the Department of Home Affairs, Mr Mkhuseli Apleni, threatening workers with disciplinary action, if they continue with their lunchtime demonstrations. This is nothing more than a desperate mechanism, by the Director General, whose aim or purpose is to intimidate, bully and coerce workers into submission


NEHAWU warns government to stop provoking workers in the ongoing public service wage negotiations

24 March 2015

NEHAWU denounces the reckless and provocative decision by the government to revise their initial tabled offer of 5,8% to 5%, in the ongoing public service wage negotiations at the Public Service Co-ordinating Bargaining Council (PSCBC) last night. This is the worst form of arrogance and disdain that the employer has shown for the workers in 20 years and this will only serve to poison the relations between labour and government.


NUM to embark on a protest march at Asametals/Dikolong Chrome Mine

24 March 2015

The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) will embark on a protest march on the 25th of March 2015, 06h00 at Asametals/Dilokong chrome mine in Burgersfort Limpopo to fight the company for the following issues.


COSATU condemns Eskom`s tariff hike

24 March 2015

The Congress of South African Trade Unions is totally opposed to the huge tariff increases being requested by Eskom, in an attempt to shift the burden for the public utility’s ongoing crisis on to the backs of the consumers, both individuals and businesses.


SAMWU JHB Press Conference on ReaVaya and JRA Strikes

24 March 2015

Kindly be reminded of the press conference that SAMWU Johannesburg will be holding regarding the ReaVaya and JRA strikes. Members of the media are invited to attend and report. Details of the press conference are as follows;


SAMWU Limpopo Press Conference

24 March 2015

The South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) in Limpopo will be hosting a breakfast which will also culminate into a press conference.

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