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DENOSA Eastern Cape to lead nurses` march to provincial health offices in Bhisho

05 February 2016

The Democratic Nursing Organisation of South Africa (DENOSA) in Eastern Cape will be leading a march by nurses of the province to the provincial department of health office in Bhisho on 18 February to hand over a memorandum of demands in improving the health services in the provinces` facilities and to object to the Department`s plan to further reduce nurses in facilities


CWU Press Statement

04 February 2016

"The year of Advancing People`s Power" was the message in the January 8th statement of the African National Congress on its 104 anniversary held in Rustenburg on the 9th of January 2016. This message ignites the beacon of hope for our people that are firmly based on the foundation of the "Freedom Charter".


COSATU Special CEC statement

04 February 2016

The Congress of South African Trade Unions convened a one day Special Central Executive Committee meeting yesterday, to discuss the Taxation Law Amendment Act. The meeting also reflected on the Border Management Agency and a briefing on the recent leaked interim Basic Education Ministerial Task Team Report.


COSATU Parliamentary Office Press Release - Unemployment Insurance Amendment Bill

03 February 2016

COSATU strongly supports and welcomes Government`s Unemployment Insurance Amendment Bill and urges Parliament to pass it as a matter of the highest priority.


CWU Media Alert

03 February 2016

All media houses are invited to a Communication Workers Union media briefing to be held as follows:


SAMWU Demands Mafube Municipality to be Placed Under Administration

03 February 2016

The South African Municipal Workers` Union (SAMWU) in the Free State is fed up with the management of the Mafube Local Municipality which has literally run the municipality aground. We have on numerous occasions tried to engage with the municipality on how the municipality could be brought back to stability however our efforts have been unsuccessful as things in the municipality have moved from worse to catastrophic proportions.


COSATU Special Central Executive Committee press briefing tomorrow

03 February 2016

The Congress of South African Trade Unions will convene a Special Central Executive Committee {SCEC} meeting today, Wednesday the 3rd of February 2016, to discuss the Taxation Law Amendment Act / Provident Fund campaign.


COSATU welcomes President Zuma`s commitment to pay back some of the money used for Nkandla upgrades

03 February 2016

The Congress of South African Trade Unions has noted and welcomes President Jacob Zuma`s proposal to bring to an end to the drawn-out legal controversy regarding the public protector`s March 2014 report on Nkandla.


SAMWU appoints a Forensic Auditor

03 February 2016

The South African Municipal Workers` Union (SAMWU) has appointed a reputable forensic auditor, Earnest and Young to conduct a forensic audit on the union`s finances. The decision to have the forensic audit follows calls by our members and resolutions of the Central Executive Committee (CEC) meetings after allegations of missing millions from the union coffers were made.


SAMWU Welcomes Paul Mashatile as COGTA MEC

03 February 2016

The South African Municipal Workers` Union (SAMWU) welcomes the appointment of Comrade Paul Mashatile as the new Gauteng MEC for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (COGTA) Department. Comrade Mashatile is no stranger to governance in Gauteng province having had a short stint as the Premier of the province.


COSATU on YouTube

Cosatu's Sizwe Pamla on the new tax laws

COSATU Photostream                 COSATU on Flikr

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

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