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COSATU Gauteng statement on the slow process of student placement in the province

10 January 2019

COSATU in Gauteng is worried by the slow placement of learners in Gauteng. The federation appreciates progress made in improving education in the province. We are also aware that many learners and parents wishes to attend school in Gauteng because of the success the province has achieved in education over the years.

 

NUM Eastern Cape Youth Structure Press Statement on recently announced Matric results

09 January 2019

The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) Eastern Cape Youth Structure congratulates the class of 2018 on the recently announced matric results. We welcome the improvement of our province in the recent results and national standings. As the Youth Structure, we pride ourselves as we played a role in improving the results due to our continuous involvements in providing schools with equipment such as calculators and other educational materials through our "Back To School Campaign". We further wish to acknowledge the great impactful leadership of the late MEC of Education comrade Mandla Makhuphula who steered the ship under difficult storms. We take special note of the great work by teachers, SGBs, communities and other stakeholders.

 

SADTU welcomes the beginning of the 2019 Academic Year

08 January 2019

South Africa`s biggest union in the education sector, the South African Democratic Teachers` Union (SADTU) welcomes all teachers and learners back to school when the academic year begins on 9 January 2019.

 

COSATU in Gauteng is shocked and deeply angered by the train collision in Pretoria that left three passengers dead and scores injured

08 January 2019

COSATU in Gauteng shocked by the train collision in Pretoria that left three passengers dead and scores injured. The federation has for years called for a reliable public transport system and this has fallen on deaf ears because those who are affected and killed, on a daily basis, are poor workers and the elites in government are less affected.

 

COSATU and the ANCYL held a successful march against GE Security Company in Bronkhorspruit

08 January 2019

COSATU in Gauteng together with the ANC Youth Leaque and communities around Bronkhorstspruit had a successful and peaceful march against GE Security Company. The march was organized to protest against GE Security Company that exploited workers by stripping them of their uniforms and making to walk naked and assaulting workers.

 

NEHAWU calls on its members to attend the 107th anniversary celebrations of the ANC

08 January 2019

The National Education, Health and Allied Workers` Union [NEHAWU] calls on all its members especially in the KwaZulu-Natal Province to attend the 107th anniversary celebrations of the African National Congress [ANC] to be held at the Moses Mabhida Stadium on the 12th January 2019 in Durban.

 

NEHAWU supports SASCO National shutdown at UNISA

08 January 2019

The National Education, Health and Allied Workers` Union [NEHAWU] supports the Students Representative Council [SRC] National Shutdown at the University of South Africa [UNISA].

 

COSATU message to the ANC on its 107th Anniversary

08 January 2019

The Congress of South African Trade Unions wishes the African National Congress (ANC) a great 107th Anniversary and a victorious 2019.We are looking forward to the upcoming 107th Anniversary celebrations that are planned for this coming weekend in Durban, KwaZulu Natal.

 

COSATU calls on Mine Bosses and relevant state institutions to intervene to stop the spectre of violence in the mining sector

08 January 2019

The Congress of South African Trade Unions is calling on the National Commissioner of the SAPS, The Premier of Gauteng and the MEC for Safety to intervene to stop the anarchy and the bloodshed at Blybank in Carletonville, where NUM members are attacked by the AMCU aligned vigilantes. The reports that houses and cars are being torched and workers are being harassed and attacked are deeply worrying.

 

DENOSA statement on silent intent to retrench post-community service nurses in some provinces

08 January 2019

The Democratic Nursing Organisation of South Africa (DENOSA) notes with great concern the continuing non-employment of the newly-qualified nurses who have completed their studies and community service by many provinces whereas there still remain high levels of staff shortages in facilities, which makes a mockery of the President`s commitment to investing in the health sector by filling vacant positions.

 

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