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SADTU forces Eastern Cape Education Department to pay Educators and withdraw terminations of Educators allegedly wrongly appointed

25 November 2016

The South African Democratic Teachers Union has scored another victory when in four days since launching an urgent application in the High Court forced the Education Department to explain the steps it was taking to pay teachers owed salaries since their appointment.


Statement on 16 Days Of Activism -Violence Against Women and Children

25 November 2016

COSATU marks the 16 Days of Activism against violence that is targeted at women and children by revisiting some of the statistics that were produced by Gender Links.


COSATU Central Executive Committee statement, 21-23 November 2016

24 November 2016

The Congress of South African Trade Unions held a scheduled meeting of its Central Executive Committee from 21-23 November 2016, which was attended by the national office bearers, the representatives of its affiliated unions and provincial structures. The meeting discussed and resolved on a number of organisational, political, international and socio-economic issues affecting the workers and the working class in the country and around the world.


NEHAWU on the 16 Days of Activism against Gender Based Violence Campaign

24 November 2016

The National Education, Health and Allied Workers` Union (NEHAWU) joins the South African and International community in commemorating the 16 Days of Activism Against Women and Children Abuse from the 25th November to 10th December.


CWU Statement on the suspension of the Citizen Newspaper editor

24 November 2016

Communication Workers Union salutes all the workers in the media fraternity, members of the Patriotic Alliance, BLF, COSAS and the society in general who joined our march today to CITIZEN news paper, that was aim to fight against black journalist oppression, exploitation and against lack of transformation in the Media sector. The exploitation of journalist in general and black journalist in particularly is rife in the industry.


COSATU Post Central Executive Committee meeting media briefing tomorrow at 11:00

23 November 2016

The Congress of South African Trade Unions will convene a media briefing tomorrow to communicate the outcomes of its three Central Executive Committee Meeting that started on Monday 21st until today 23rd November 2016.


COSATU strongly welcomes Parliament`s Passing of the Unemployment Insurance Amendment Act

23 November 2016

COSATU strongly supports and welcomes Parliament`s unanimous passing of the Unemployment Insurance Amendment Act yesterday. This is a major victory that will benefit millions of workers. The federation has fought long and hard for this victory and we appreciate the support, we received from our ANC led government to expand access to the UIF.


DENOSA to host Marilyn Lahana Caring Award to the most selfless nurse in SA on 24 November in Pretoria

23 November 2016

The Democratic Nursing Organisation of South Africa (DENOSA) cordially invites members of the media to its annual national Marilyn Lahana Caring Awards ceremony on Thursday 24 November 2016 at the Amber Dinning Room at CSIR in Pretoria, which will award the most dedicated and selfless nurse in SA.


COSATU Statement on the National Minimum Wage

23 November 2016

The COSATU CEC has noted and welcomes the release of the National Minimum Wage report by the Advisory panel of experts and its recommendation for the adoption of a legislated universal National Minimum Wage. In some respects, this report is a step forward for the country and a victory for the workers and their federation, COSATU, that has been relentless in its campaign for the adoption of a legislated national minimum wage


The release of the Comprehensive Social Security Discussion Paper is a victory for COSATU

23 November 2016

The Congress of South African Trade Unions welcomes the release of the long awaited Comprehensive Social Security Discussion Paper by the Department of Social Development. We view this as a major victory for the federation as COSATU has been fighting for the release of this paper for a long time.


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