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POPCRU concerned about sudden intention to suspend Makgale and Mbhekela

25 November 2015

The Police and Prisons Civil Rights Union (POPCRU) is deeply concerned about the unprecedented notice of suspensions directed at Lieutenant_General Solomon Makgale and Lieutenant-General Mbhekela


SASBO calls for COSATU support in improving the conditions Capitec bank workers

25 November 2015

Sasbo- The Finance Union, representing 70,000 members in the Banking and Finance Sector in South Africa have today made submission to COSATUís 12th National Congress calling for the support of the Federation and its 18 Affiliates to join us in fighting for better salaries and improved working conditions of the more than 10,000 vulnerable workers of Capitec Bank.


Address by the Minister of Labour, Mildred Oliphant, on the occasion of the 12th Cosatu National Congress

25 November 2015

It is important to note that 2015 is the 30th Anniversary of the Congress of South African Trade Unions. During this period Cosatu has gone through remarkable evolution, fought many battles in its wake, recorded countless achievements in its journey and continues to be a notable player in shaping the transformation discourse in South Africa.


SADTU KwaZulu-Natal statement on the decision of the department of Basic Education to freeze posts

25 November 2015

SADTU in KZN has noted and received with some relief the decision taken by the Department of Basic Education to freeze filling of posts where incumbents lost their lives brutally in the hands of mysterious gunmen. SADTU has over a long period of time raised her concerns about violence in schools and killing of education workers in their line of duty and in broad day light painfully exposing learners to untold form of brutality that many of us have never experienced. These killings have not even spared the poor learners who lose their lives in so tender ages that the nation is robbed future leaders. The caliber of those murdered always reflects that it would only be the enemies of our societies and development who readily take lives of our agents of change.


SANCO Message of Support delivered by Comrade Sthumbuzo Mpanza to COSATU on its 30th Anniversary and the National Congress

24 November 2015

Thirty years ago in Durban progressive workers from all sectors of the economy met to inaugurate what was to be the biggest trade union federation in South Africa to date. In that conference, a line was clearly articulated for all delegates and the world to know that COSATU would adhere to the principle of


Opening Address by COSATU President comrade Sidumo Dlamini at the 12th National Congress

24 November 2015

We give special greetings to the delegates drawn from all COSATU unions coming from all the economic sites of our country where they are organised and waging relentless struggles against employers and our class enemies. You come here representing the common aspirations of millions of workers organised within and outside of COSATU.


12th Cosatu National Congress updates

24 November 2015

For your daily updates of the 12th National Congress 2015, visit the Cosatu Online Library to catch the proceedings as they happen.


Solidarity message of ITUC-AFRICA to COSATU Congress BY KWASI ADU-AMANKWAH, General Secretary

23 November 2015

We bring you greetings from Dakar, Senegal, where the 3rd Congress of ITUC-Africa is taking place, and for which reason we are not able to be with you physically.


Message of support from CGIL

23 November 2015

first of all, I would like to introduce myself as Coordinator of the International and European. Department of CGIL. I also have the pleasure to introduce you to Salvatore Marra, in cc to this message, who has recently been appointed adviser at the International and European Department of CGIL and will be in charge of the relations with African Unions.


12th Cosatu National Congress under way

23 November 2015

The National Congress of Cosatu is underway in Midrand. Get more of the proceedings as they unfold every hour. Visit www.calldon.co.za/a/


COSATU on YouTube

Special National Congress

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COSATU protest march in Cape Town
Cosatu Rolling Mass Action against e-Tolls, Nov 2013

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