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Shopsteward Volume 24 No. 3

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SATAWU: EC road accidents highlight a need for safer public transport

02 September 2015

The South African Transport and Allied Workers Union (SATAWU) is deeply saddened by the road accidents that took place over the weekend in the Eastern Cape claiming the lives of about 46 working people. These unfortunate occurrences have left scores of other commuters injured.

 

COSATU welcomes sustainable interventions to curb job losses in South Africa

01 September 2015

The Congress of South African Trade Unions welcomes the decisive interventions which are summarized into a Mining Industry Ten Point Plan to curb the looming job losses through retrenchments.

 

DENOSA congratulates its founding president for being honoured as a Living Legend in by City of eThekwini

01 September 2015

The Democratic Nursing Organisation of South Africa (DENOSA) is humbled by the honour bestowed on our founding President, Professor Philda Nzimande, who was honoured by the City of eThekwini as one of the Living Legends on Saturday evening, under the category of human rights.

 

NUM statement on the signing of the Job losses declaration

31 August 2015

The National Union Mineworkers (NUM) welcomes the finalisation and signing of the Mining Industry Stakeholder Declaration on Job Losses, we believe this a first important step in saving thousands of jobs in our industry. These interventions will go a long ensuring the Mining Industry conducts its stakeholder consultation in fair and transparent way, thus also ensuring the Department of Mineral Resource (DMR) enforces compliance with the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act 2002 in terms of compliance with Social and Labour Plans in conjunction with Section 52 of the Act.

 

Matlosana Region: NUM Women Structure Statement

31 August 2015

Companies are resisting to accelerate transformation especially of Black Women in the Mining Industry. This ordeal can be testified from the glaring discrimination of Black Women during the recruitment and promotion process.

 

NUM welcomes the court ruling on the killing of its members

31 August 2015

The murder case that started after the murder of two NUM members in Carletonville on the 22nd November 2012 has been finalized in the Oberholzer Regional Court in Carletonville today, 31st August 2015.

 

COSATU welcomes the opening of Medupi Unit C to generate electricity for economic growth and for human usage

31 August 2015

The Congress of South African Trade Unions has welcomed the news that Medupi Unit 6 in Lephalale in Limpopo has come into full commercial operation and also contributing 800 megawatts [MW] power into the national grid.

 

POPCRU National Executive Committee Statement

31 August 2015

The Police and Prisons Civil Rights Union (POPCRU) held its normal National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting on the 29 August 2015. This was the first NEC after our successful 8th National Congress held in Durban from the 15- 19 June 2015.

 

COSATU North West urges all communities to discourage injustices against fellow human beings

31 August 2015

The Congress of South African Trade Union in the North West urges all members of the community of Jobertina in the Matlosana municipal area to rally behind the family which as attacked by rapists last week.

 

COSATU Northern Cape mourns the death of Cde Grizelda Cjiekella-Lecholo

31 August 2015

The Congress of South African Trade Unions has learned with shock and disbelief about the untimely demise of Comrade Grizelda Cjiekella-Lecholo who succumbed to death after a short illness.

 

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