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Government should prosecute and arrest all company executives whose companies are involved in cartel behaviour

29 September 2016

The Congress of South African Trade Unions welcomes the raid by the Competition Commission`s raid on shipping line offices as part of an investigation into suspicion of collusion


COSATU Eastern Cape is calling on all workers in the province to join the one day workers national strike on the 07th of October 2016

29 September 2016

Cosatu Eastern Cape is finalising its mobilisation working with its affiliates for the upcoming one day national strike , 07th October 2016 ,on the International Day of action. This is in response to many challenges facing workers within our Province and across the world. Workers still continue to work under appalling and unhealthy and unsafe working conditions in both public and private sectors.


COSATU Northern Cape PEC Statement

29 September 2016

The Congress of South African Trade Unions in the Northern Cape held a meeting of the Provincial Executive Committee on Tuesday, 27 September 2016 at La`d`da Lodge in Kimberley. The meeting was attended by representatives from the affiliated unions and received a message from the Central Executive Committee through the Deputy General Secretary, Comrade Solly Phetoe.


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

28 September 2016

The Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) affiliated unions, namely the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM), the National Education Health and Allied Workers Union (NEHAWU), the Police Prisons and Civil Rights Union (POPCRU) and the Chemical Energy Print Paper and Allied Workers Union (CEPPWAWU) will be jointly hosting the 17th World Trade Union Congress as from Wednesday, 5th October 2016 -until- Friday 07 October 2016 at the International Convention Centre (ICC) in Durban, KZN.


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

28 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.


COSATU Mpumalanga to support SADTU march

28 September 2016

The Congress of South African Trade Unions in Mpumalanga together with all her affiliates will join thousands of SADTU members who will be marching to the Mpumalanga Provincial Legislature.


COSATU KZN on Retrenchments of workers at Rainbow Chicken

28 September 2016

COSATU in the Province of KwaZulu Natal is troubled by the news of the looming retrenchments in Rainbow Chicken Company. Out of desperation and panic, Rainbow workers approached COSATU to report about the meetings the employer is busy convening with different categories of workers, to inform them about the intentions of Rainbow to retrench. They report that out of about 500 workers in farms, the company intends to retrench around 300 workers and out of about 1500 workers in processing, the company plans cut almost 900 workers and the three shifts that the company has in processing be reduced to one.


SADTU in Mpumalanga to march to Provincial Department of Education Offices over Teacher posts cuts

28 September 2016

It is all systems go for a march to the Mpumalanga Province`s Department of Basic Education headquarters by SADTU members to protest the Department`s plan to cut teacher posts.


South Africa`s unemployment is a national emergency created by the failures of the National Treasury

28 September 2016

The recent acknowledgement by the Finance Minister, Pravin Gordhan that South Africa`s high youth unemployment rate is a national emergency will be a welcome development only if he was prepared to do something about it. The minister cannot continue to lament like a helpless person, when he is the pilot that is flying our economic plane.


COSATU Gauteng on the upcoming one day strike on the International Day of Action

28 September 2016

Cosatu in Gauteng has already resolved to support the clarion call by the Central Executive Committee to embark upon strike action on the 07 October 2016 to highlight and raised various issues affecting its members and the working class in general. We are currently engaged in mass general meeting across the province to brief them about the action of the 07 October 2016.


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