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COSATU is calling on unions in the mining sector to put aside their differences and focus on dealing with the plight of the workers

18 July 2018

COSATU led by its Deputy General Secretary Cde Solly Phetoe and Deputy President of NUM visited the Phalaborwa Copper Mine in Limpopo yesterday following the death of six mine workers. The federation is deeply perturbed by what it regards as a cavalier approach of the mine management in dealing with the safety of the workers. Their unsatisfactory answers prove that this accident was caused by recklessness and nothing else.


The best way to honour Madiba`s and preserve his legacy is to fight against the domination of the economy by a tiny white elite

18 July 2018

The Congress of South African Trade Unions joins millions of South Africans and global citizens to celebrate the International Nelson Mandela Day. The 18th of July was declared by the UN General Assembly in 2009 as International Nelson Mandela Day.


SADTU statement on Mandela Day

18 July 2018

The South African Democratic Teachers` Union (SADTU) joins millions in South Africa and the rest of the world in celebrating 18 July: Nelson Mandela International Day. This year the day also marks the centenary of the birth of this world icon.


COSATU to hold Mandela Day at Athlone House of Strength

18 July 2018

In honour of our stalwart Former President Nelson Mandela and commemorating his 67 years of selflessness, Cosatu Western Cape Gender Structure will be spending this Mandela Day cleaning and making a change in the lives of abused women and children.


NUM Women Structure to commemorate Nelson Mandela`s 67 minutes of service

18 July 2018

The NUM National Women Structure together with the Mineworkers Investment Trust (MIT) would this coming Saturday commemorate the 2018 Nelson Mandela Day in Free State under the theme "NUM Women Taking Action, Inspiring Change and Identifying their Actions Against Poverty".


Post-NUM National Women Structure Committee meeting

18 July 2018

The NUM National Women Structure (NUM-NWS) held its national committee meeting from the 12th - 13th July 2018 at the Elijah Barayi Memorial Training Centre in Midrand. The women representatives from the NUM 11 regions gathered and reflected on the following key matters:


NUM update on current Eskom Wage Negotiations

18 July 2018

The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) has noted the latest offer from Eskom. There are two options that Eskom presented to the unions which are options A and B. The NUM is taking the latest offer back to its members to give us a mandate as to whether they accept or reject the offer. Eskom is proposing a three-year wage agreement.


LIMUSA to spend time with children at Prince Mshiyeni hospital on Mandela day

17 July 2018

The Liberated Metalworkers Union of South Africa (LIMUSA) will be spending time with children at prince Mshiyeni hospital in Kwa-Zulu Natal (KZN) as part of our Mandela day activities.


COSATU welcomes the Competition Amendment Bill of 2018

17 July 2018

COSATU welcomes the Competition Amendment Bill as presented to parliament today. The federation appreciates the process of engagement at Nedlac that led to many substantial areas of agreement.


Phalaborwa Copper Mine management must tell the truth of what caused the fire that led to 6 fatalities

17 July 2018

The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) yesterday visited Phalaborwa Copper mine and established that the cause of the incident was a conveyor belt that caught fire whilst busy in motion and we suspect that the fire suppression system was not functioning and that is pure negligence from the company`s side.


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