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NUM welcomes a ruling by CCMA regarding equalisation of employment at Exxaro Coal

31 August 2015

The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) welcomes a ruling by the CCMA regarding the equalisation of Conditions of employment, benefits, policies practices and agreements between NUM and two Exxaro Resources subsidiaries, namely, Exxaro Coal (Pty) Ltd and Exxaro Coal Mpumalanga (Pty) Ltd.


Declaration of the 11th SAMWU National Congress

31 August 2015

We the 500 delegates representing over 150 000 Municipal Workers in South Africa have gathered at the Olive Convention Center in Durban, KwaZulu Natal from the 26th to 29th August 2015 for the SAMWU 11th National Congress – the highest decision making body within our union under the theme “fighting for decent jobs, wages and accessible services.” The congress has shown that contrary to selfish media propaganda reports that SAMWU has lost its standing as a progressive and militant union, SAMWU is beyond reasonable doubt the only progressive union in the Local Government.


About 150 NUM members on strike at Long Meadow

28 August 2015

More than 150 members of the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) went on strike yesterday morning at Espon near Pietermaritzburg in the KwaZulu-Natal Province.


Declaration from the Springbok Supporters for Transformation Meeting

27 August 2015

The sad reality is that Rugby, like so many other sporting codes have not transformed in South Africa. After Unification of Rugby structures, the black clubs actually lost ground in SA rugby.


COSATU is deeply concerned about negative economic growth in the country

26 August 2015

The Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) is deeply concerned about spiralling down of the economy as reported in the second quarter of 2015 Gross Domestic Product (GDP) statistics


COSATU WC convening Springbok supporters for transformation

26 August 2015

Springboks for transformation meeting to be held on Wednesday, 26 August 2015 at 18h30, at the Community House, 41 Salt River Road, Salt River


Deputy Minister of Labour, Inkosi Phathekile Holomisa addresses domestic workers tomorrow

26 August 2015

Women in the domestic sector remain the most vulnerable and exploited employees. Even though government has passed laws that improve their working conditions there is little compliance to those laws by those that employ them.


Glory to SAMWU 11th Congress

25 August 2015

As a fellow-affiliate of the fighting workers’ federation COSATU, the South African Democratic Teachers Union salutes SAMWU on the occasion of its 11th National Congress, 26th-29th August in Durban.


POPCRU welcomes court decision on Mido Macia murder trail

25 August 2015

The Police and Prisons Civil Rights Union (POPCRU) welcomes the decision by the North Gauteng High Court on the eight former policemen who were found guilty for the murder of Mozambican national Mido Macia.


SAMWU 11th National Congress

25 August 2015

The South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) appreciates the confirmations received for the 11th National Congress which will be held from the 26th to 29th August 2015 at the Olive Convention Center in Durban under the Theme “Fighting for Decent Jobs, Wages and Accessible Services”.


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