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Shopsteward Volume 25 No. 3

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DENOSA commends the move to advertise primary healthcare posts in Eastern Cape

16 September 2016

DENOSA in Eastern Cape commends the move made by the provincial department of health in the province to advertise 180 nursing positions across the province to help boost primary healthcare ahead of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHI). DENOSA is in full support of implementation of NHI, so any little move made in realizing NHI is highly commendable.

 

The employers and government learned nothing from the Kinross Disaster that took place 30 years ago today

16 September 2016

The Congress of South African Trade Unions remembers the Kinross Mine Disaster that happened 30 years ago, 16 September 2016, where 177 miners were choked by fumes from foam used to seal bracings in underground mine tunnels. This was one of South Africa`s worst mine accidents in history

 

COSATU North West PEC Statement

15 September 2016

The Congress of South African Trade Unions in North West held its scheduled Provincial Executive Committee meeting on the 9th of September 2016 at Ngwenya Hotel in Stilfontein to make an assessment on the political, socio-economic, organizational work and to resolve on Programme of Action taking forward the agenda of workers.

 

NUM is shocked to learn that senior management at Assmang (Blackrock operation) still allows sexual harassment of women on its premises

15 September 2016

The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) is extremely shocked and disappointed to learn that senior management of Assmang (Blackrock Operation) in Kuruman still allows sexual harassment on its employees and not treating it as a serious misconduct.

 

REMINDER: COSATU to convene a Special Central Executive Committee Meeting on the 19th Septemebr 2016

15 September 2016

The Congress of South African Trade Union will be convening a Special Central Executive Committee [CEC] meeting on the 19th September 2016. The meeting will be used to deal with matters relating to developing a shared understanding on how COSATU should respond to the current political challenges. It will also include preparations leading to the Alliance Political Council and the Summit, the Policy Conference and the bilateral meeting with the SACP. The SCEC meeting will be followed by a press briefing to communicate the outcomes of the meeting.

 

NUM to commemorate Kinross Mine disaster at Evander in Mpumalanga tomorrow

15 September 2016

The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM), Chamber of Mines, Department of Minerals Resources (DMR) and Mine Health and Safety Council (MHSC) will commemorate the 30th anniversary of the Kinross Mine disaster tomorrow the 16th of September 2016.

 

COSATU affiliated unions NUM - NEHAWU - POPCRU AND CEPPWAWU to host the 17th World Trade Union Congress

15 September 2016

 

Statement on the visit of the Deputy General Secretary to the Northern Cape

15 September 2016

The Deputy General Secretary of Cosatu, Comrade Solly Phetoe visited the Northern Cape on Wednesday, 15 September 2016 to take forward the listening campaign of the federation. The programme started with workplace visits in Jan Kempdorp and culminated into local shopsteward councils in both Jan Kempdorp and Pampierstad.

 

The unjust and biased national health finance structure is what needs to be fixed to avoid tragedies like the death of 36 psychiatric patients

15 September 2016

The Congress of South African adds its voice in condemning the death of 36 mental patients and also in welcoming the Gauteng MEC for Health`s commitment to investigating and leaving no stone unturned in getting the facts and reasons behind this tragedy

 

COSATU planning and mobilising for a one day national strike on the 07th October 2016 during the International Day of Action

15 September 2016

The Congress of South African Trade Unions is has already rolled out its mobilisation campaign for the upcoming planned mass action in response to the challenges facing the workers during this year`s International Decent Work Day on the 7th October 2016

 

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