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Shopsteward Volume 25 No. 4

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COSATU Free State PEC and War Room would be picketing midday today in support of NEHAWU Strike

12 April 2017

COSATU Free State has noted with disappointment that NEHAWU Members in Social Development continue to be strike despite the number of engagements that have been facilitated by the Union leadership.

 

COSATU Western Cape supports the strike by Bus drivers

11 April 2017

COSATU supports the strike by Bus drivers in the Western Cape, as part of their attempts to earn a decent wage. The bus companies are making super profits and are paying workers a pittance for long dangerous work. The federation believes that the subsidy that these companies get from the government must be used to ensure that workers are also treated fairly.

 

NUM welcomes the sale of Anglo American operations in Mpumalanga to Seriti Resources

11 April 2017

The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) welcomes the announcement made by Anglo American plc`s sale of its Eskom-tied domestic thermal coal operations in South Africa for R2.3 billion to a wholly owned subsidiary of Seriti Resources a company majority owned by historically disadvantaged South Africans.

 

COSATU fully supports the imminent passenger bus sector strike

11 April 2017

The Congress of South African Trade Unions is fully behind the imminent strike by South African Transport and Allied Workers` Union (SATAWU) along with four other unions in the passenger bus sector. The unions in the sector have already served employer organisations with a 60-hour notice to go on a nationwide strike in the passenger bus sector.

 

COSATU rejects the Cape Chamber of Commerce`s regime change call but we also denounce government`s incompetence and mediocrity

11 April 2017

The Congress of South African Trade Unions has noted the call by the Cape Chamber of Commerce for the president and his cabinet to resign and for national general elections to be held as soon as possible. We agree that the president needs to step aside but we reject the call for special national general elections.

 

COSATU`s Message at the Chris Commemoration on the 10th April 2017 delivered by COSATU President Sidumo Dlamini

10 April 2017

Today ,we have come here to salute the family of comrade Chris Hani for giving us their son, a husband and their father to serve our revolution. We want to say to you thank you, we know the pain you have gone through. We have no words to comfort you but we want you to know that we value your sacrifices and we will always love you.

 

SATAWU serves notice of nationwide bus strike

10 April 2017

South African Transport and Allied Workers` Union (SATAWU) along with four other unions in the South African Road Passenger Bargaining Council (SARPBAC) has served employer organisations with a 60-hour notice to go on a nationwide strike in the passenger bus sector.

 

COSATU Free State will hold its Provincial Shopsteward Council on April 08, 2017

06 April 2017

As part of the mobilization program for 2017 May Day Commemoration we would be convening our largest campaign structure at Provincial level which is our Provincial Shopsteward Council (PSSC). The meeting will take place on Saturday, April 08, 2017 at Sehunelo Secondary School in Bloemfontein starting at 10H00 in the morning.

 

COSATU Free State will lead a march in Bethlehem to Dihlabeng Municipality, South African Police Services and Land Affairs and Rural Development

06 April 2017

COSATU Free State will lead a march in Bethlehem on Friday, April 07, 2017 to raise the issues affecting the workers in that Local. We will be marching alongside our most trusted ally the South African Communist Party in Thabo Mofutsanyane District.

 

NEHAWU NEC Statement

06 April 2017

The National Education Health & Allied Workers` Union [NEHAWU] convened its ordinary National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting on the 5-6th April 2017. The NEC considered the international context, national political and socio-economic situation and organisational matters affecting our members and the working class in general.

 

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