Address by COSATU President, Zingiswa Losi to the Botswana Public Employees Union’s Central Executive Committee in Palapye on the 5th of December 2023 

Theme: Strengthening Union Capacity towards Decent work and Just transition Dr Mokgweetsi Eric Masisi Cde Masego Mogwera, President of BOPEU Members of the National Executive Committee of BOPEU ITUC Africa President, Martha Molema Executive Secretary of SATUCC, Mavis Kgookotsise Fraternal Organisations and invited Guests Esteemed delegates and comrades Please allow me on behalf of the […]

COSATU welcomes the National Assembly’s adoption of the National Prosecuting Authority Amendment Bill

06 December 2023 The Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) welcomes the National Assembly’s adoption of the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) Amendment Bill.  This is an important Bill enhancing the powers of the NPA by providing for the establishment of an Investigating Directorate against Corruption within the NPA to investigate and institute criminal proceedings […]

Media Alert: COSATU will present its submissions on the Electricity Regulation Amendment Bill to Parliament on Thursday(07 December 2023)

06 December 2023 The Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) will present its submissions on the Electricity Regulation Amendment Bill to Parliament’s Portfolio Committee: Mineral Resources and Energy from 14h00 on Thursday, 07 December 2023 (virtual hearings). Issued by COSATU For further information please contact:Matthew ParksActing National Spokesperson & Parliamentary CoordinatorCell: 082 785 0687

COSATU applauds DENOSA on its 27TH anniversary.

05 December 2023 The Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) applauds and congratulates its tireless affiliate, the Democratic Nursing Organisation of South Africa (DENOSA) for reaching 27 years of fostering the growth of nurses and advancing their aspirations in the workplace. DENOSA has stood the test of time, since its formation on this day […]

COSATU notes Parliament’s Standing Committee: Finance’s decision for the Two Pot Pension Reforms to come into effect on 1 September 2024

04 December 2023 The Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) notes Parliament’s Standing Committee: Finance’s decision for the two pot pension reforms to come into effect on 1 September 2024.  The Federation and millions of workers have been looking forward to the two pot pension reforms coming into effect and were heartened by the […]

COSATU Gauteng condemns coalition chaos and instability in the Joburg Council despite the appointment of a new speaker

04 December 2023 The Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) in Gauteng expresses its deep concern and condemnation regarding the ongoing chaos and instability within the Joburg City Council, despite the recent appointment of a new speaker. This Council was entrusted with the responsibility of ensuring effective governance, service delivery, and stability in the […]

COSATU General Secretary Solly Phetoe

Message of Support: NUM 41st Anniversary 04 December 2023 Programme Director, Leadership of NUM, the Federation, ANC and SACP, Comrades, Thank you for inviting your Federation, to join you in this important occasion honouring the 41st anniversary of our militant affiliate, the National Union of Mineworkers.  The link between NUM and COSATU is as unbreakable as that […]

COSATU President Zingiswa Losi’s Address:

COSATU 38th Anniversary Celebrations 03 December 2023 Programme Director, National and Provincial Leadership of COSATU, Leadership of our Alliance Partners, the African National Congress and the South African Communist Party, Most importantly, workers and the membership of COSATU, It is an honour for us to gather here today as we celebrate the 38th anniversary of the day that […]

NEHAWU STATEMENT ON THE 38TH ANNIVERSARY OF COSATU

Friday December 01, 2023 The National Education, Health and Allied Workers’ Union [NEHAWU] joins workers across the country in celebrating the 38th anniversary of the formation of our federation, the Congress of South African Trade Unions [COSATU].  The national union takes this opportunity to congratulate the federation on reaching this milestone of 38 years. COSATU was formed […]

NEHAWU STATEMENT ON THE 38TH ANNIVERSARY OF COSATU

Friday December 01, 2023 The National Education, Health and Allied Workers’ Union [NEHAWU] joins workers across the country in celebrating the 38th anniversary of the formation of our federation, the Congress of South African Trade Unions [COSATU].  The national union takes this opportunity to congratulate the federation on reaching this milestone of 38 years. COSATU was formed […]