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The latest unemployment figures from Stats SA vindicates our assertion that "market-driven reforms" have failed

12 February 2019

The Congress of South African Trade Unions has noted the latest Stats SA Quarterly Labour Force Survey for the fourth quarter of 2018, that shows that South Africa ended last year with an unemployment rate of 27.1%.

 

COSATU Mpumalanga is ready to lead massive industrial action against job losses, unemployment, the adverse impact of State Capture and Corruption and the Introduction of IPP`S

12 February 2019

The Congress of South African Trade Unions in Mpumalanga is ready to embark on massive protest action on the 13 February 2019 (National Day of Action).

 

SATAWU worried about job losses, supports COSATU-led strike

12 February 2019

South African Transport and Allied Workers` Union (SATAWU) fully supports the COSATU-led strike against job losses. Its leaders will be in various provinces on Wednesday to demonstrate.

 

Communication Workers Union (CWU) calls on its members to support the National Strike led by COSATU against jobs bloodbath

12 February 2019

Communication Workers Union (CWU) calls on its members to support the National Strike led by COSATU against jobs bloodbath. We as CWU, experience the scourge of neo-liberal policies that led to a massive number of job losses in Vodacom, MTN and Telkom. We are deeply concerned of a staggering figure of 9.3 million unemployed people, 17 million of our people are depending on social grants for survival and over 55% and counting of our youth is unemployed.

 

COSATU is fully behind the planned NEHAWU National strike at the TVET and CET colleges

12 February 2019

The Congress of South African Trade Unions fully supports the upcoming NEHAWU national strike in all the Technical and Vocational Education and Training [TVET] and Community Education and Training [CET] colleges in the country. This indefinite strike will on the 14th February 2019.

 

POPCRU supports COSATU national day of action

12 February 2019

The Police and Prisons Civil Rights Union (POPCRU) fully supports the COSATU national day of action to take place across the country tomorrow, 13th of February 2019.

 

SACCAWUs support Cosatu`s call for a National Strike on 13th February 2019

12 February 2019

As we draw close to the 13th February 2019Day of National Strike led by our Federation COSATU, amid the rising socio-economic challenges that confront labour movement in the country, SACCAWU adds her voice to encourage our members, potential members and broadly all working class organisations and progressive civic formations and the poor to throw their weight behind this call and form part of all organised marches across the country.

 

COSATU in the Northern Cape ready for the National Strike on Wednesday 13th February 2019

12 February 2019

Cosatu in the Northern Cape is more than ready for a big march in the Province. All COSATU affiliates will assemble at the open area close to the KEMO Hotel in Kimberley for a march that is scheduled to start at 09:00

 

COSATU to make a submission on SAPS Anti-Gang Strategy to Parliament today at 10 am

12 February 2019

COSATU and POPCRU will present their proposals on how to strengthen the fight against gangs to the National Assembly`s Portfolio Committee on Police`s public hearings at 10 am, Tuesday, 12 February, S35, NCOP, Parliament.

 

COSATU to make a submission to Parliament on Financial Matters and Banks Amendment Bills Today

12 February 2019

COSATU will present its submissions on the Financial Matters Amendment and Banks Amendment Bills to the National Assembly`s Standing Committee on Finance at 10 am Tuesday, 12 February, V454, Parliament.

 

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