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COSATU Frees State deplores the Anti- Union stance taken by Meadow Meats in Wessesslbron

18 October 2016

COSATU Free State has learned with shock the action taken by Meadow Meats in Wesselsbron to suspend the workers, who are members of a COSATU Affiliate, SATAWU for participating in a protected strike on October 07, 2016.


COSATU Free State deplores the situation in Qwaqwa where residents continue to queue for Jojo Tanks to get Water

18 October 2016

COSATU Free State has noted with serious concern that it is now almost a year since the problems of water shortages hit Maluti A Phofung Municipality. It is quite sad that up to now the privately owned trucks continue to crisscross the villages to supply water, whilst there is not concrete plan on how the water supply shortages would be addressed.


NEHAWU commemorates the 30th anniversary of the death of Cde Samora Machel

18 October 2016

"International solidarity is not an act of charity: It is an act of unity between allies fighting on different terrains toward the same objective. The foremost of these objectives is to aid the development of humanity to the highest level possible." Samora Machel


COSATU is taking its back to basics and listening campaign to Tzaneen, Limpopo tomorrow

17 October 2016

The Congress of South African Trade Union will be taking its listening and back to basics campaign to Tzaneen, Limpopo tomorrow, 18 October 2016. This campaign seeks to address the challenges facing workers especially the vulnerable workers in their workplaces.


COSATU Limpopo calls on leaders of the ANC and its structures to dismantle factions, cliques and the demon of tribalism

17 October 2016

For the past years, the Congress of South African Trade Unions in Limpopo has been at the forefront of fighting against factionalism ,which led to the disbandment of the previous PEC of the ANC.


66 NUM members who staged a sit-in underground resurfaced today

14 October 2016

The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) can confirm that 66 Rock Drill Operators who staged a sit-in underground have resurfaced from underground here at Gold One Mine in Springs.


Improve Health services to prevent Social Instability and ultimately a Revolution

14 October 2016

The current problems in our healthcare system, in South Africa, like inadequate resources, shortage of health professionals, poor management, high burden of disease, strained healthcare system and an increasing medical malpractice civil claims are a recipe for a revolution and they need urgent attention. All these issues coupled with a volatile economic and political environment do not bode well for social stability.


NEHAWU condemns violence associated with #FeesMustFall and supports SUAS March

14 October 2016

The National Education Health & Allied Workers Unions [NEHAWU] condemns the violence that has been associated with the #FeesMustFall Movement especially the scenes that played out at the University of Witwatersrand, University of KwaZulu-Natal and the University of the Free State since the beginning of this week.


COSATU in solidarity with workers who have staged an underground sit in at Gold One Mine

13 October 2016

The Congress of South African Trade Unions is fully behind the 66 NUM members at Gold One mine in Springs, who have staged a sit in underground ,since October 11, 2016, demanding R250 bonus per blast. Whilst, we support the workers, we are urging them to consider their sit in and think about the effects that their sit will have on their health and safety.


SAUS will be marching for free education tomorrow

13 October 2016

The south African Union of Students will be having a national free education march from Beyers Naude square to the chamber of mines. The march will be targeting the private sector namely JSE,Banks and the Chamber of mines as a call for the big business to contribute towards the realization for free education.


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