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The National Treasury mandarins need to be held accountable for ignoring the advice of the Competition Commission

06 October 2017

The Congress of South African Trade Unions has noted with alarm the statements by the Competition Commission that the National Treasury ignored its advice against awarding a multibillion rand tender to Vodacom; because it would have entrenched and Vodacom`s position and distorted competition. The country deserves answers from those who were responsible for ignoring this advice from the Competition Commission.


COSATU calls off the Rugby protest action at Newlands Tomorrow

06 October 2017

COSATU has scored a great victory for South Africans, who in future will now be able to see national teams live on SABC, the national public broadcaster. Government and SARU have agreed with COSATU on making sport accessible to all South Africans. The only party that has so far failed to agree to the majority of poor people getting to see rugby live was Supersport.


NUM statement on rotation of current executives at Eskom

06 October 2017

The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) is highly agitated by the decision of Eskom chairman Mr. Zethembe Khoza of rotating current executives to the role of Eskom Group Chief Executive. The chairman informed the public that exposure of all directors to this critical position will stabilize ESKOM.


NEHAWU to open criminal cases against members of the Northern Cape Legislature this morning at 10am at Kimberley Police Station

06 October 2017

The National Education Health and Allied Workers` Union [NEHAWU] will open criminal cases in relation to the corruption and wasteful expenditure that has taken place at the Northern Cape Legislature this morning at Kimberley Police station at 10am against the Deputy Speaker of the legislature, the Chief Financial Officer, the then acting manager responsible for human capital, the Head of Staff in the office of the speaker and the Secretary to the legislature.


COSATU meeting with Rugby bosses ends in deadlock in parliament

06 October 2017

COSATU can confirm that its protest will proceed on Saturday to show the world how unfair South African rugby is, following a deadlock in today`s negotiations. Today, the federation met with Minister of Sport, DSTV Super Sport and SARU to discuss the All Black game televised live on TV. The demand from the federation for all people to see the game live was not supported by SARU and DSTV. The minister however encouraged all parties to go back to their principals to get revised mandates, so progress can be made in securing the game for all South Africans.


COSATU congratulates its affiliate SACCAWU on its court victory against Pick `n Pay

05 October 2017

The Congress of South African Trade Unions congratulates its affiliated union the South African Commercial, Catering and Allied Workers Union {SACCAWU} for challenging and ultimately winning the case of unfair dismissal of over sixty one Pick `n Pay Employees. The employees from the Woodmead stores were dismissed for participating in a national strike in September 2010.


COSATU statement on World Teachers Day

05 October 2017

The Congress of South African Trade Unions wishes thousands of South African Teachers a wonderful World Teachers Day today, 05th of October 2017. This year`s commemoration is held under the theme "Teaching in Freedom, Empowering Teachers". We acknowledge the thousands of teachers who continue to dedicate themselves to their work of reducing and ultimately eradicating illiteracy rate among young people and adults in this country. Under difficult circumstances teachers continue to contribute to the eradication of the legacy of Apartheid in our Education system.


COSATU Northern Cape condemns the unbecoming behaviour of Mr Frans Wessels and call for the boycott of Lemon Tree restaurant in Kimberley

05 October 2017

The Congress of South African Trade Unions in the Northern Cape is deeply angered by the arrogant and racist behaviour of Frans Wessels, who is employer representative for the small private employers. We are also angered by the attitude of a lady who calls herself the owner of a restaurant/coffee shop called Lemon Tree in Kimberley.


Zamani Saul, Solly Phetoe, Norman Shushu, Joe Mpisi and Kgomotso Makhupola to address Nehawu Northern Cape 30th Anniversary Celebration Event in Kimberley on Friday

04 October 2017

The National Education Health & Allied Workers` Union [NEHAWU] in the Northern Cape Province will be hosting a 30th anniversary celebration event in Kimberley on Friday.


COSATU to meet SARU, DSTV and Ministry of Sport on the coverage of Springbok matches tomorrow

03 October 2017

Cosatu will be meeting with the Ministry of Sport, SARU and the DSTV to discuss the playing of International rugby matches involving the Springboks on SABC TV. This meeting will be held on


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