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COSATU supports the call for Judge Mabel Jansen to resign over her racist comments

09 May 2016

The Congress of South African Trade Unions harshly condemns the racist comments made by The Pretoria High Court Judge, Mabel Jansen that imply that black culture and black people in particular are prone to rape. Judge Jansen is quoted as having written that : "In their culture a woman is there to pleasure them. Period. It is seen as an absolute right and a woman`s consent is not required. "I still have to meet a black girl who was not raped at about 12. I am dead serious."

 

Participation of COSATU NOB`s on #TNABizBreakfast Show

06 May 2016

The Congress of South African Trade Unions in the North West Province with its entire membership commends the Leadership on raising critical issues affecting workers of South Africa.

 

CWU Press Statement

05 May 2016

It is important to note that a certificate of "non-resolution of the dispute" which effectively means certificate to strike, was obtained at the CCMA in January 2016 by Communication Workers Union (CWU). Also to note is that CWU had been given a mandate by her members to embark on a full blown industrial action that is indefinite. However CWU opted to engage with management of SAPO through various platforms, further to engage with the minister of the Department of Telecommunications and Postal Services.

 

Invitation to the CWU Provincial March

05 May 2016

CWU KZN wishes to invite you to attend and report on the planned mass action that will take place in Durban on as following details:

 

Pretoria High Court dismisses the application by Free Market Foundation challenge to collective bargaining

05 May 2016

The Minister of Labour Mildred Oliphant and her department welcome the judgment handed down by Judge Murphy on 4th May 2016 which dismissed the application by the Free Market Foundation. The Free Market Foundation brought a significant constitutional challenge to the system of collective bargaining in South Africa, in particular, to the extension of collective agreements.

 

COSATU condemns the arsonists who burned down thirteen schools in the areas of Vhuwani in Vhembe

05 May 2016

The Congress of South African Trade Unions condemns the torching of thirteen schools in Vhembe in Limpopo by arsonists pretending to be protesters . The federation is calling for calm and for sober minds to prevail and put a stop to this unnecessary violence. The nation`s law enforcement agencies also need to act swiftly and decisively to deal with acts vandalism.

 

COSATU supports the Teti Traffic employees and their fight for a living wage

04 May 2016

COSATU supports the strike by Teti Traffic employees and their justifiable fight for salary adjustments and improved working conditions. We expect Sanral to show the same enthusiasm to resolve this strike as they have been doing to bully Gauteng motorists with e-tolls payments.

 

COSATU Limpopo wishes the SACP a successful 07th Provincial Congress

04 May 2016

The Congress of South African Trade Unions in Limpopo hereby wishes its reliable ally, the South African Communist Party, a successful 07th Provincial Congress to be held on the 07th – 08th May 2016 at Bolivia Lodge in Polokwane.

 

Strike in the South African Post Office

04 May 2016

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

 

COSATU Limpopo supports the Communication Workers Union on its South African Post Office Stay Away action

04 May 2016

The Congress of South African Trade Unions in Limpopo throws its weight behind its affiliate, the Communication Workers Union (CWU) on its stay away action at the South African Post Office (SAPO) targeted for the 05th – 06th May 2016.

 

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