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NEHAWU Congratulates Mamelodi Sundowns

24 October 2016

The National Education Health & Allied Workers Union [NEHAWU] joins millions of South Africans in congratulating Mamelodi Sundowns for winning the 2016 CAF Champions League last night in Alexandria, Egypt.


SACTWU on strike at Queenspark

24 October 2016

The COSATU-affiliated Southern African Clothing & Textile Workers` Union (SACTWU) has embarked on a protected (legal) wage strike action at Queenspark`s distribution outlet in Perth Road, in Wynberg in Cape Town.


NEHAWU North West 11th Provincial Congress declaration

24 October 2016

We, the 106 delegates to this 11th provincial congress of NEHAWU, a giant public sector union representing 18224 members across the post-school education, parastatals, public service, private health and private social development sectors in the province of North West, have gathered here from the 19-21 October 2016, driven by our commitment to achieve the strategic objectives of the overarching theme of our 10th national congress: "Build strong workplace organisation, class consciousness and internationalism".


NUM Youth Structure in PWV mourns the passing away of Benjamin Phehla

22 October 2016

The National Union of Mineworkers Youth Structure (NUM-YS) in PWV region under Gauteng province mourns the death of former Tshwane University of Technology Student Representative Council member Benjamin Phehla who died after sustaining injuries during protests on Thursday.


NUM to host TB and Silicosis awareness day at James Motlatsi stadium in Matlosana

21 October 2016

The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) will host the TB and Silicosis awareness day at James Motlatsi Stadium in Matlosana tomorrow (22nd October 2016). The event will start 10:00 am.


The State of the Department of Education for 2016 NSC Examinations

20 October 2016

The leadership of SADTU in the province has taken time to reflect critically on the capacity of the department of education to delivery on its mandate. There has been change of leadership in both the political and administrative front which birthed uncertainty within the department itself. It is our hope and observation that the department can once again be stable and focus to deliverables without irritations.


There must be urgency in finalising a meaningful National Minimum Wage by the end of this year

20 October 2016

The Congress of South African Trade Unions is demanding that both government and big business must adopt a sense of urgency in finalising the implementation of a meaningful National Minimum Wage by the end of this year


COSATU statement on the new measures adopted by the US Government towards Cuba

20 October 2016

The General Assembly of the United Nations, adopted its 22nd consecutive resolution calling for an end to the US' decades-long economic, commercial and financial embargo against Cuba, with a unanimous vote. By a record vote of 188 in favour to 2 against the opponents of Justice, the US and Israel, with 3 abstentions (Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Palau), the text was adopted as the UN General Assembly expressed concern about the continued promulgation and application by Member states of laws and regulations, such as the "Helm-Burton Act", the extraterritorial effects of which affected the sovereignty of other countries, the legitimate interests of entities or persons under their jurisdiction and the freedom of trade and navigation.


SADTU Limpopo holds a successful Provincial General Council Meeting

19 October 2016

SADTU Limpopo Province recently held its Provincial General Council meeting on 03-04 October 2016 at Magoebaskloof Hotel in Tzaneen; amongst their resolutions made; the following are flagged:


NUM statement on Sibanye Platinum Bermuda of Anglo Platinum's Rustenburg Mines and Aquarius Platinum

19 October 2016

The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) in addition to the statement it released earlier about Sibanye Gold taking over Anglo Platinum operations in Rustenburg is aware of the Competition Tribunal of South Africa's decision to approve the two transactions on the 16th March 2016; the union participated in the public hearings held on the 14th March 2016 and was concerned about the subsequent job losses which would result in Anglo American Platinum putting the mines under care and maintenance.


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COSATU National Strike - International Decent Work Day

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COSATU protest march in Cape Town
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