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

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A functional State-owned Pharmaceutical company is the answer to the ongoing dire shortage of medicines

19 May 2015

NEHAWU is deeply concerned by the reports of dire shortages of the medicines ,including antibiotics and ARV’s ,as reported by yesterday’s {18-05-2015} The Times newspaper.


Media accreditation for NUM National Congress: 3-6 June 2015

19 May 2015

The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) will hold its 15th elective national congress in June (3-6 June 2015) at Birchwood Hotel and Conference Centre in Boksburg


Fire fighter’s safety on duty is a Trade Union issue

19 May 2015

The Congress of South African Trade Unions has been shocked by the fire incident in the Central Business District of Johannesburg over the weekend which caused claimed the death of two workers.


POPCRU calls for the immediate suspension of Adv Gerrie Nel

18 May 2015

The Police and Prisons Civil Rights Union (POPCRU) notes with concern the alleged involvement of Advocate Gerrie Nel as contained in the affidavits submitted by former rogue-unit members to the Hawks, implicating him and Andrew Leask for having bankrolled bugging equipment worth R900, 000 which were secretly and illegally installed in 12 NPA offices and boardrooms at the NPA headquarters in Pretoria.


COSATU supports SADTU in calling for evidence on alleged ‘selling of promotion posts’

18 May 2015

The Congress of South African Trade Unions has noted media reports on allegations of ‘selling of promotion posts in some provinces’.


POPCRU welcomes community member’s assistance in combating crime

18 May 2015

The Police and Prisons Civil Rights Union (POPCRU) wishes to categorically thank ordinary members of the community for their role in combating crime


CWU Urgent Press Alert

18 May 2015

The Communication Workers Union (CWU) will be holding an urgent Press Conference tomorrow, Tuesday, the 19th of May 2015 at CWU Head Quarters (HQ).


COSATU rejects Eskom’s privatisation

15 May 2015

The Congress of South African Trade Unions is perturbed by reports on ‘possibilities of selling part of the Electricity Supply Commission [Eskom] equities’, with the Public Investment Corporation [PIC] gearing to buying a stake’.


CWU Statement on the upcoming strike at MTN

15 May 2015

The Communication Workers (CWU) has declared a dispute with the mobile network operator MTN and is preparing for a strike over substantive issues which include salary increment and unfair labour practices in the company.


COSATU North West and SAMWU North West campaigns for service delivery

15 May 2015

The Congress of South African Trade Unions in the North West and the South African Municipal Workers Union resolved to embark on a Regional mass action as part of preparing for provincial action as resolved by the Provincial Shop stewards of COSATU held in Taung on the 17th April 2015.


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