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POPCRU strongly denounces the stabbing of 5 Prison officials at the sun city correctional facility

15 August 2016

The Police and Prisons Civil Rights Union (POPCRU) strongly condemns the stabbing of 5 correctional services members who were attacked when intervening to halt a gang-related altercation between inmates at the Sun City correctional facility over the weekend.


COSATU wishes His Excellency Comrade Fidel Castro the Best 90th Birthday-13 August 2016

13 August 2016

The Congress of South African Trade Unions is humbled and proud to join the global progressive movement in celebrating the birthday of the revolutionary and inspirational leader of the Cuban Revolution our father and comrade Fidel Castro on this occasion marking his 90th Birthday.


DENOSA KZN to withdraw its nurses from unsafe facilities

12 August 2016

The Democratic Nursing Organisation of South Africa (DENOSA) in KwaZulu-Natal will withdraw all its members in areas where their safety is no longer guaranteed as soon as all areas with red flag are collated and if nothing is done before end of this month.


COSATU Joint Political and Socio-Economic Commission meeting`s statement on election results

12 August 2016

The Congress of South African Trade Unions convened a Politico- Socio -Economic commission to discuss the latest political and socio-economic developments in the country, including the outcomes of the latest Local Government Elections.


COSATU Press Briefing today , Friday 12 August 2016

12 August 2016

COSATU has convened an urgent Socio-Economic Commission meeting today to discuss the Local Government Elections results ,and will be holding an urgent press briefing today


Police fire at NUM members who were protesting peacefully outside Hendrina Power station in Mpumalanga

11 August 2016

The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) strongly condemns the action and attitudes of the police who had randomly fired rubber bullets and assaulted our members who were protesting peacefully outside Hendrina Power Station in Mpumalanga yesterday afternoon.


COSATU supports the CWU march to the JSE tomorrow

10 August 2016

The Congress of South African Trade Unions supports the planned march to the Johannesburg Stock Exchange, tomorrow, by our affiliate the Communication Workers Union, to deliver a memorandum of demands to MTN/Telkom/WNS


Cosatu to take the City of Cape Town Mayco to equality court

10 August 2016

The appointment of Mayco members in the City of Cape Town is disappointing and against the Constitutional principles of employment equity and equality, This Mayco has only 3 woman and 50% white members, most of whom have demonstrated their incompetence over the last 2 terms of 10 years


CEPPWAWU members to lead pickets and demonstrations in four provinces tomorrow

10 August 2016

The Chemical, Energy, Paper, Printing, Wood and Allied Workers` Union {CEPPWAWU} will be picketing and demonstrating tomorrow, 11th August 2016, at Petrol Depots and in some Pharmaceutical companies in Gauteng, Mpumalanga, Western Cape and KwaZulu-Natal


COSATU Mpumalanga declares war against SASOL

10 August 2016

The battle lines are drawn between COSATU and Sasol in Mpumalanga after the federation in province resolved to stage pickets, demonstrations and a sit in at the Secunda SASOL Plant, in solidarity with the workers from the Chemical Energy , Paper Printing , Wood And Allies Workers Union, who have been on strike since the 28 July 2016


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