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NUM is unhappy with Eskom executives awarding themselves millions of bonuses

23 June 2016

The National union of Mineworkers (NUM) is extremely disappointed and saddened by the decision taken by Eskom executives to pay themselves a whopping R6 million per person from the bonus pool of 1.7 billion. Eskom executives deliberately leaked the document to employees to entice on the bonus payout in trying to weaken the NUM during its consultation with the members.

 

The NUM leadership is not divided on the issue of UBank

23 June 2016

The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) strongly refutes allegations published on The Star newspaper front page story titled "Guptas bank-capture bid" that the NUM leadership is divided on the issue of UBank or any other issue.

 

City of Cape Town guilty of Apartheid style extortion to force commuters into My City busses

23 June 2016

The City of Cape Town under Patricia De Lille is using apartheid style extortion to force commuters travelling to sea point out of Taxi and Into My City Busses. The Metro Police is being used to compel Commuters in to the My City busses even though the commuters want to take the more convenient taxi.

 

COSATU Gauteng press briefing on Friday

23 June 2016

The Congress of South African Trade Unions in Gauteng has scheduled a Press Briefing this week, on Friday, 24th June 2016 at Braamfontein. COSATU Gauteng will address the public on developments in Tshwane which culminated in community protests.

 

NUM has noted Eskom`s latest offer of 7%

23 June 2016

The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) has noted the latest wage offer by Eskom of 7% across the board. The NUM is not in a position accept or reject Eskom`s latest offer. The NUM is going to seek mandate from its members.

 

COSATU Limpopo calls on the Provincial detective to take over cases of racist attack in Tzaneen and other areas in the Province

22 June 2016

The Congress of South African Trade Unions in Limpopo is urgently calling on the Provincial Detectives of the SAPS to take over all cases of racist attack in the province, including the one in Tzaneen where Mr Johannes Monyela was assaulted by two white males on the night of the 18th June 2016.

 

COSATU Gauteng press briefing on Friday

22 June 2016

The Congress of South African Trade Unions in Gauteng has scheduled a Press Briefing this week, on Friday, 24th June 2016 at Braamfontein. COSATU Gauteng will address the public on developments in Tshwane which culminated in community protests.

 

COSATU calls for an investigation of the reports that the Tshwane political violence and vandalism was sponsored

22 June 2016

The Congress of South African Trade Unions is deeply troubled by reports that imply that the violent incidents in Tshwane are sponsored by some leaders of the movement in collusion with tenderpreneurs.

 

The government and the Lily Mine management have betrayed the company`s employees

22 June 2016

The Congress of South African Trade Unions has noted the response by the Lily Mine management to justify why they cannot afford to make available resources to rescue the trapped miners.

 

COSATU Western Cape statement on South African Rugby

22 June 2016

Cosatu welcomes the transformation in Rugby and sees this as a move in the right direction that unites our nation behind the Springboks. The Coach should be supported and given time to integrate the new style of play that is needed from South African Rugby, if we are to keep up with Southern Hemisphere style of Rugby.

 

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