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Shopsteward Volume 24 No. 1. May Day Special Edition 2015

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COSATU Statement on the introduction of Nuclear Energy

31 July 2015

The Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) has noted the plans to build 6 to 8 nuclear power stations. Reports indicate that the introduction of this technology will cost between 400 billion and 1 trillion rand to build. This large sum of money required for financing nuclear energy will come from the taxpayer. COSATU wishes to reiterate the following concerns raised by its affiliate― the National Union of Mine Workers (NUM) ―on the abrupt introduction of nuclear energy.


Speech Delivered at the KwaZulu-Natal Provincial Congress by COSATU 2nd Deputy President, Comrade Zingiswa Losi at Durban in KwaZulu-Natal on the 29th July 2015

31 July 2015

We went into the Special National Congress defending ourselves from attacks and contaminated by insults which had been directed at COSATU and its leadership but workers cleansed us and inspired us to continue to serve them with even more vigour.


DENOSA Gauteng disturbed by yesterday’s violent attack on nurses at Tembisa Hospital

31 July 2015

The Democratic Nursing Organization of South Africa (DENOSA) Gauteng is extremely disturbed by the violent attack on two female nurses yesterday (Thursday) at Tembisa hospital by male relatives of a patient who was admitted at the facility and call for tough action against the perpetrators


NEHAWU calls for the arrest and prosecution of the criminals that assaulted a Nurse at Thembisa Hospital

31 July 2015

NEHAWU is shocked and disgusted by the reports that a nurse was assaulted by the relatives of a patient for alleged poor treatment at Thembisa Hospital, yesterday


COSATU broadly welcomes Government's Expropriation Bill

31 July 2015

The Congress of South African Trade Unions supports the progressive provisions of the Expropriation Bill.


COSATU congratulates the SACP on its 94th Anniversary

30 July 2015

The Congress of South African Trade Unions joins millions of working class communities in South African and across the globe to celebrate the 94th Anniversary since the The South African Communist Party (SACP) was founded on 30 July 1921 as the Communist Party of South Africa (CPSA).


NUM signed a 3-year wage agreement with Northam Platinum

30 July 2015

The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) signed a substantive 3- year wage agreement today with Northam Platinum. The NUM represents the majority of employees in the bargaining units, Categories 2 – 8 and 9 - 10.


Police must no longer die with their guns in hand-POPCRU

30 July 2015

The Police and Prisons Civil Rights Union (POPCRU) is frantic about the recent spate of Police killings having taken place over the last month.


SAMWU disgusted at corruption in CoJ Project

30 July 2015

The South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) is disgusted at the reported corruption in the project Jozi @ Work as reported in the media. The City of Johannesburg has budgeted over R1 billion for this project which will see the delivery of municipal services being delivered by co-operatives instead of municipalities- who are the legal entity for the delivery of basic services in the country.


COSATU Western Cape to strike against Prasa and MetroRail

30 July 2015

COSATU Western Cape Provincial Office-bearers will launch the NEDLAC Section 77 Application to strike against PRASA and METRORAIL for the dismal state of the rail services in Cape Town


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COSATU protest march in Cape Town
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