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COSATU statement on the nullification of Ethekwini Region Conference

04 March 2015

COSATU in the Province of KZN does respect the wisdom of the PEC of the ANC and its Constitutional powers to make decisions, but is very much shocked about the pronouncements of the ANC PEC on the nullification of Ethekwini Regional Conference; we think it is unprecedented.


DENOSA calls for a Positive Practice Environment for health workers in Gaza this Israel Apartheid Week (IAW)

04 March 2015

The Democratic Nursing Organisation of South Africa (DENOSA) continues to support and endorse the Israel Apartheid Week (IAW) in show of solidarity with health workers who are forced to care for patients under difficult conditions in Gaza and calls for the provision of a positive practice environment for health workers in the area.


NEHAWU is fully behind the Israeli Week

04 March 2015

NEHAWU offers its unwavering support to the 11th International Israeli Apartheid Week {IAW} ,that began on the 2nd of March and will continue until the 8th of March 2015. The Israeli Apartheid Week {IAW} seeks to raise awareness ,about Israel`s apartheid policies towards the Palestinians ,and to build support for the growing Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) campaign. We are also calling on other organizations and businesses to show their rejection of Israel`s military and political aggression, by joining the BDS campaign.


NUM supports the International Israel Apartheid Week

04 March 2015

The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) like all other progressive forces supports the struggle of the Palestinian people for freedom and self-determination in their own land. We, therefore, support and endorse the International Israel Apartheid Week ( IAW).


SADTU to celebrate International Women`s Day and launch its Sports Festival

04 March 2015

The South African Democratic Teachers’ Union (SADTU) will, on Saturday 7 March, 2015, join the rest of the globe in celebrating International Women’s Day. The day which is celebrated on 8 March each year serves to honour the economic, political and social achievements of women. This year’s celebrations will be held under the theme “Make It Happen”. The Union will also officially launch its National Sports Festival that will take place later in the year in KwaZulu-Natal.


FAWU statement on 60th Anniversary of the Founding of SACTU

04 March 2015

The Food and Allied Workers Union (FAWU) notes with pride that on the 5th March, the South African Congress of Trade Unions (SACTU) would have been 60 years if it continued to exist and that its successor in the Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU, which itself will be 30 years this year, is facing serious challenges.


Revised COSATU CEC Statement on 2014/2015 Public Service salary Negotiations

04 March 2015

The COSATU CEC, currently in session, notes the current 2014/15 salary public service negotiations. COSATU has seven affiliates organising in this sector namely: SADTU, NEHAWU, POPCRU, DENOSA, SAMA, SASAWU and PAWUSA representing more than 58% of the public service employees. The current agreement expires on the 31st of March this year; therefore, the new agreement must be implemented by the 1st of April this year.


COSATU CEC Press Conference

03 March 2015

The media are invited to a press conference to report on the COSATU Central Executive Committee which met from 2-4 March 2015. The details are


COSATU welcomes Aurora court judgement

03 March 2015

The Congress of South African Trade Unions is thrilled by the dismissal by the Pretoria High Court of an urgent application by Khulubuse Zuma to have claims of over R1.5 billion against Aurora Empowerment Systems set aside.


Khulubuse Zuma and his partners must pay Aurora workers

03 March 2015

The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) welcomes the decision by the high court in Pretoria to dismiss an urgent application by Khulubuse Zuma to have claims of over R1.5-billion against Aurora Empowerment Systems set aside.

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