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SAMWU calls on Municipalities to fill vacancies in Water Stressed Municipalities

20 November 2015

The South African Municipal Workers' Union (SAMWU) is concerned at the continuous drop in water levels in the country as a result of the drought throughout the country. The South African Weather Service has indicated that there is no sign of rains that will adequately bring up the water levels. The situation has now reached a crisis point and requires tough measures from government and all citizens to ensure our existence.


The decision to increase interest rates by the Reserve Bank is reckless

20 November 2015

The Congress of South African Trade Unions condemns the reckless decision by South African Reserve Bank's Monetary Policy Committee to increase the interest rates by 0,25 % given the weak economy and low inflation.


Popcru march against police killings

20 November 2015

The Police and Prisons Civil Rights Union (POPCRU) will be having a National march in highlighting the plight faced by the many Police Officers across the country.


SAMWU saddened by attack on Workers

20 November 2015

On the 18th November 2015, members of the EThekwini Metropolitan Police, escorting Durban Solid Waste refuse trucks to the Bisasar road Landfill Site, were attacked by criminals who petrol bombed the vehicle (kombi) they travelled in. They robbed one of the truck drivers and also attempted to set the truck on fire.


Media Credential Cards and Documents ready for collection

20 November 2015

The Media credential cards and other relevant documents for the COSATU 12th National Congress taking place from 23-26 November 2015 ,will be available for collection over the weekend of the 21-22 November 2015 at COSATU House, in Braamfontein.


Tony Ehrenreich challenges Premier Zille and Mayor De Lille and other politicians to reveal their incomes

19 November 2015

COSATU Western Cape Provincial Secretary ,Tony Ehrenreich has revealed his income and donations to good causes in a press briefing at 11h00, on Thursday ,19 November 2015


COSATU North West heartsick by non-payment of security officers for six months by Ulwazi

19 November 2015

The Congress of South African Trade Union in the North West has been highly disappointed with the conduct of the majority of security companies that are doing business with our own government both at the level of the municipalities and provinces


DA Exposes itself as a Racist and Anti-Worker Party

19 November 2015


It`s all systems go for the COSATU 12th National Congress!

18 November 2015

On the 23rd November 2015, 2500 delegates from all COSATU Affiliates and more than 250 international and local guests will descend at the Gallagher Estate Midrand to attend the 12th National Congress of the federation. The Congress will be held under the theme: :“Building unity and cohesion of COSATU to advance the National Democratic revolution”


12th COSATU National Congress Discussion Documents

18 November 2015

The Congress of South African Trade Unions will convene its pre-National Congress Press Conference today at COSATU House, Braamfontein.


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COSATU protest march in Cape Town
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