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DENOSA demands protection of health workers as they become sacrificial lambs for shortages of resources in facilities

05 December 2018

As the festive season draws closer, the Democratic Nursing Organisation of South Africa (DENOSA) is appealing to both Minister of Health, Dr Aaron Motsoaledi, and MECs of health services in provinces to prioritize the issue of security and shortage of resources in many health facilities in the country, because many health workers have been beaten up, stabbed and shot at inside health facilities by community members and criminals because of this.

 

SAMWU Welcomes ANC PTT Decision to Recall Mayors

05 December 2018

The South African Municipal Workers` Union (SAMWU) in the North West Province welcomes the decision by the ANC Provincial Task Team (PTT).

 

DENOSA Western Cape to hold its 8th Provincial Congress at Fountains Hotel in Cape Town from 5 to 7 December

04 December 2018

The Democratic Nursing Organisation of South Africa (DENOSA) in the Western Cape will be holding its 8th Provincial Congress from 5 to 7 December at Fountains Hotel in Cape Town where it will review the progress made over the four-year term to date, as well as electing provincial office bearers to lead the term until 2022.

 

Poor planning by Eskom management is at the centre of the continued load shedding in the country

04 December 2018

The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM), through its branches across the country, has investigated the real causes of load shedding as it is busy ravaging the country`s economy and frustrating the poor working class.Poor planning by management is at the centre of this current electricity cut-offs. The main contributor is the reduction of maintenance budget aimed at cutting costs and the low morale as well as demotivated workers, especially highly skilled operators.

 

COSATU statement on the third quarter GDP numbers

04 December 2018

The Congress of South African Trade Unions has noted the report that shows that South Africa`s economy, as measured by the GDP has grown by 2,2 % during the third quarter of the year. These are positive and welcome news, although it is worth remembering that GDP is but one indicator of economic development and does not factor in other indicators such as unemployment and income inequality.

 

POPCRU welcomes the appointment of Adv. Shamila Batohi as the new NDPP Head

04 December 2018

The Police and Prisons Civil Rights Union (POPCRU) welcomes the appointment of Advocate Shamila Batohi as the new National Directorate of Public Prosecutions (NDPP) head.

 

COSATU welcomes the Supreme Court of Appeals ruling clearing COSATU of Anti-Semitism and hate speech allegations

04 December 2018

The Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) welcomes the ruling by the Supreme Court of Appeals that upheld our appeal against the Equality court`s ruling that found COSATU guilty of anti-Semitism and hate speech.

 

COSATU calls for the Steinhoff looters to be prosecuted for stealing and mismanaging workers retirement savings

04 December 2018

The Congress of South African Trade Unions has learned with disgust that GEPF`s R4, 3 billion investments in Steinhoff has been written off as worthless. This is happening because the so called "accounting scandal" by the Steinhoff fraudsters and criminals wiped off over R200bn of the company`s value.

 

DENOSA Limpopo to host Provincial Congress in Tzaneen between 6 and 8 December

04 December 2018

The Democratic Nursing Organisation of South Africa (DENOSA) in Limpopo will be holding its 8th Provincial Congress from 6 to 8 December at Karibu Lodge in Tzaneen where it will review the progress made over the four-year term to date, as well as electing provincial office bearers to lead the term until 2022.

 

SADTU Western Cape to launch its communications APP

04 December 2018

SADTU Western Cape, in collaboration with COSATU and other stakeholders, has developed a communication APP which will benefit both teachers and learners in the country.

 

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