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COSATU North West mop up program for May Day mobilisation

22 April 2015

South Africa will be celebrating 21 years of our breakthrough to complete freedom and democracy on the 27th April 2015.


Linking Nkandla, Zuma to Xenophobic attacks is Vavi`s Magic Parade

22 April 2015

Mr Vavi has reportedly argued that xenophobic attacks were a result of the ‘costs of security upgrades at Nkandla…’ while addressing Emmanuel Ministries in Klerksdorp. He mentioned that the violent attacks could have been prevented “if a person did not take taxpayers money to build himself a private home worth R250 million”. NUM not surprised but worried about the incongruous parade


COSATU Western Cape to hold an Anti-Xenophobic Rally at City Hall, at 18h00

22 April 2015

The Congress of South African Trade Unions in Western Cape has observed horrendous xenophobic attacks taking place in the country.


COSATU Statement on Expanded Public Works Programme Challenges in the North West

22 April 2015

The Congress of South African Trade Unions has noted the recent protests by beneficiaries of the Expanded and Community Work Programmes in the North West province.


COSATU says AGOA should remain non-conditional and preference based

22 April 2015

The Congress of South African Trade Unions has noted a huge media interest in the USA’s Africa Growth opportunity Act (AGOA) and poultry.


COSATU calls for consistent observance of local procurement in the transport sector

22 April 2015

The Congress of South Africa Trade Unions has noted procurement of locomotives by the government through its transport agency, Transnet.


DENOSA Mpumalanga greatly concerned by lack of health and safety of health workers and patients in clinics and hospitals

21 April 2015

The Democratic Nursing Organisation of South Africa (DENOSA) in Mpumalanga is deeply concerned about the unsafe and unhealthy state of health facilities in which health workers and nurses in particular are expected to execute their duties.


NUM Youth Forum to hold its first National Shop Stewards Council

21 April 2015

The National Union of Mineworkers Youth Forum (NUM-YF) will hold its first National Shop Stewards Council under the theme: "Accelerate the Freedom Charter implementation for the benefits of the working class and the poor."


LIMUSA Press Conference coming on Thursday, 23 April 2015, at Durban

20 April 2015

The Liberated Metalworkers Union of South Africa (LIMUSA) held its National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting recently.


Declaration on the xenophobic attacks against Migrants in South Africa

20 April 2015

We, the 30 participants from ILO, ITUC, COSATU, FEDUSA, NACTU, SADSAWU, WIEGO, StreetNet International, SAITA, SAWPA, SASEWA, MWASA, ADWN and NALEDI gathered on the 15-17th of April 2015 at the Birchwood Conference Centre, Johannesburg and to participate in the ILO Policy Dialogue workshop on the “Formalisation of Informal Economy” in preparation for the adoption of a Recommendation at the next ILO conference in June 2015 , strongly condemn the ongoing xenophobic attacks on foreign nationals in South Africa in the recent months.

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