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COSATU Public Service Unions Statement

01 April 2015

The COSATU Public Service unions, representing approximately 58% of public service employees in the education, health, safety and security which render the country’s essential services, are appalled and infuriated by the reckless and arrogant attitude of government in dealing with this year’s wage negotiations at the Public Service Co-ordinating Bargaining Council (PSCBC).


SAMWU saddened by the shooting of Metrobus Driver

01 April 2015

The South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) has learnt with shock and sadness the shooting of a Metrobus driver in the early hours of this morning.


COSATU North West welcomes the Justice Department not to grant bail to three farm workers` alleged killer

01 April 2015

The Congress of South African Trade Union in the North West is happy that the alleged racist killer, who was arrested for killing three poor farm workers has been denied a bail by the Magistrate Court in Free State on Tuesday, 31st March 2015.


POPCRU mourns N3 Highway Police Officers

01 April 2015

The Police and Prisons Civil Rights Union (POPCRU) mourns the passing of Constable M.R Myeza and Constable Maisha Casey Mafokoane who were shot and killed when a shooting ensued between the police and suspects on the N3 highway near the Modderfontein off-ramp in Johannesburg on Sunday. The shooting left Constable Steven Mafanelo critically injured. All three officers were stationed at the Sandringham police station.


NUM statement on the release of Mining Charter Assessment

31 March 2015

The National Union Mineworkers (NUM) welcomes the release of the Mining Charter Assessment Report by the Minister of the Mineral Resources; we note with deep concern the outcome that paints a bleak picture in terms of transformation in the mining industry. What is for us unacceptable is the minimal progress since the 2009 assessment, which led to the 2010 revised Mining Charter.


NUM condemns attempted murder of its Regional Coordinator

31 March 2015

The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) condemns in the strongest term the attack on Mzoxolo Poswa , the North East Regional Coordinator last week Friday.


COSATU Special Central Executive Committee Statement-30th to 31st March 2015

31 March 2015

The Congress of South African Trade Unions [COSATU] held its Special Central Executive Committee [CEC] from the 30th to the 31st March 2015.


Public Service Unions Press Conference

31 March 2015

The Congress of South African Trade Unions Public Service Unions namely; SADTU, NEHAWU, POPCRU, DENOSA, SAMA, SASAWU and PAWUSA invites the media to a press conference to hear what transpired in the Public Service wage negotiations and way forward. The details are:


Industrial action at HMM

30 March 2015

The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) Kimberley Regional Office has learnt with shock of an apparent industrial action at Hotazel Manganese Mines, a subsidiary of BHP Billiton.


COSATU SCEC Press Conference

30 March 2015

The Congress of South African Trade Unions invites the media to a press conference to hear a report of the Special Central Executive Committee taking place on 30-31 March. The details are:

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