COSATU Youth Day statement 2019

The Congress of South African Trade Unions commemorates the historical June 16 Holiday by saluting South Africa’s youth that helped this country win the liberation struggle, but that is currently waging a fight against poverty, lack of education, unemployment, drug addiction, gangsterism and HIV/Aids. Today marks the 43rd anniversary of the widespread youth protests, which […]

Let us build good community-policing relations in combating gangsterism

The Police and Prisons Civil Rights Union (POPCRU) has learned with astonishment the brazen attack on six members of the anti-gang unit which took place in Samora Machel, Western Cape, while they were on a mission on Wednesday morning.  This unfortunate incident took place just days after concerning reports of several communities around the country […]

COSATU statement on the International Albinism Awareness Day

The Congress of South African Trade Unions joins the international community to mark the International Albinism Awareness Day under the theme; “Still Standing Strong”.These International days are occasions to educate the public on issues of concern, to mobilize political will and resources to address these problems and reinforce the achievements of humanity. We are calling […]

COSATU Mpumalanga to support SASBO Youth celebration

The Congress of South African Trade Unions in Mpumalanga will fully support the planned youth day celebration to be hosted by its affiliates in the financial sector (SASBO). The union will utilise the event to call for the address of the following socio economic challenges confronting young workers employed by the sector. Ø  That is […]

SATAWU calls on Government to arrest trucking industry chaos

South African Transport and Allied Workers Union (SATAWU) calls on government to arrest the ongoing chaos in the trucking industry and put an end to the unnecessary loss of life. Dozens of trucks have been attacked and torched mostly on the N3 in KwaZulu-Natal in the last year. Some industry players estimate the number of […]

SAMWU Signs Unity Agreement with COSATU

The South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) has concluded and signed a unity agreement with the task team assigned by the Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) to facilitate talks between SAMWU and aggrieved members of the union. This process was initiated to assist and provide support in resolving the issues and challenges which […]

POPCRU to hold an NEC meeting

The Police and Prisons Civil Rights Union (POPCRU) will be holding its normal National Executive Committee meeting from Friday to Sunday, 7- 9 June 2019. This NEC meeting is the union’s 3rd decision-making body in between Congresses. The meeting will receive political and organisational reports, among others evaluating the state of the organisation, elections, the […]