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Shopsteward Volume 24 No. 1. May Day Special Edition 2015

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SAMWU Celebrating Milestone for Solid Waste Workers

27 July 2015

The South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) in the Cape Metro (Boss Nxu) Region together with the City of Cape Town signed a settlement agreement on the 24th of July to upscale 81 Solid Waste Supervisor Drivers to Senior Supervisor Driver with back pay.

 

COSATU congratulates SADTU General Secretary on his election as EI Vice President at Ottawa, Canada

27 July 2015

The Congress of South African Trade Unions congratulates the South African Democratic Teachers Union General Secretary, Comrade Mugwena Maluleke for being elected as the Vice President at the successful 7th World Congress of the Education International [EI] at Ottawa, Canada held last week

 

Update on the Conciliation Process-SAMWU

27 July 2015

The South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) has formally requested an extension to respond to the facilitator’s proposal on the wage and salaries between ourselves and SALGA, the deadline for response to the proposal was the 24th July.

 

COSATU North West reminds the Minister of Transport to reduce the most expensive tollgate fees

24 July 2015

The Congress of South African Trade Union and its affiliates in the North West are highly disturbed by the delay from the Minister of Transport in reducing the expensive toll gate at Swartruggens along the N4 high way

 

City’s “Cape Town Cup” A Flop

24 July 2015

The City of Cape Town is now reduced to handing out tickets to their 'Cape Town Cup' to City employees, free of charge, as Capetonians are not buying the tickets!

 

COSATU NOB’s scheduled to address Northern Cape Provincial Congress at Mothibistad this weekend

24 July 2015

The Congress of South African Trade Unions National Office Bearers are scheduled to address a Workers’ Parliament at Thabo Moorosi Multi-purpose Centre, Mothibistad, Northern Cape.

 

NUM shocked by Lonmin's decision to cut 6 000 jobs

24 July 2015

The National Union of mineworkers (NUM) is extremely shocked and saddened to hear that Lonmin is planning to cut 6 000 jobs.

 

NUM condemns Kumba Iron Ore decision to issue the notice to retrench to its individual members

24 July 2015

The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) strongly condemns Kumba Iron Ore decision to play double standard whereby they served the NUM with notice to retrench employees at both Sishen and Kolomela operations and the same time they issued notice to individual members of the union.

 

COSATU North West urge government and private sector to create jobs

24 July 2015

The Congress of South African Trade Union in the North West is worried about loss of jobs experience in the provinces in sectors such as mining, agriculture, municipalities and government departments.

 

COSATU strongly condemns increase in the interest rates

23 July 2015

The Congress of South African Trade Unions strongly condemns in strongest possible terms the increase of the repurchase rate by the South African Reserve Bank.

 

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