SATAWU calls on Mbalula to act against criminal taxi operators

South African Transport and Allied Workers Union (SATAWU) is calling on Transport Minister, Fikile Mbalula and law enforcement authorities to act decisively against taxi operators implicated in attacks on Autopax buses, after a driver was shot and scores of passengers injured. Yesterday at about 8pm, a City to City driver was shot at four times […]

COSATU congratulates the new General Secretary of the WFTU Trade Union International of Public Services and Allied (TUI-PS&A) Cde Zola Saphetha

The Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) is in jubilation over the election of Cde Zola Saphetha (General Secretary of the National Education, Health and Allied Workers’ Union), as the General Secretary of the class conscious and socialist orientated global federation of workers, the World Federation of Trade Unions (WFTU) Trade Union International of Public Services […]

SATAWU to meet PRASA over terminated security contracts

South African Transport and Allied Workers Union (SATAWU) is set to meet the executive of the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) tomorrow, 19 November, to continue discussions regarding the termination of security contracts. SATAWU officials met with the board of control of Prasa on 12 November following the decision to terminate more than […]

COSATU to hold its ordinary CEC meeting Monday next week-25 November 2019

The Congress of South African Trade Unions will convene its ordinary three-day Central Executive Committee [CEC] meeting from the 25th -27th of November 2019 to discuss Organisational, Political and Socio-economic issues affecting the workers and the working class in general. The meeting will be followed by the usual media briefing to communicate the meeting outcomes:   […]

NEHAWU congratulates its General Secretary

The National Education, Health and Allied Workers’ Union [NEHAWU] congratulates its General Secretary, Cde Zola Saphetha, for being elected as the General Secretary of the World Federations of Trade Unions [WFTU] Trade Union International of Public Services and Allied [TUI-PS&A] this past weekend. His election proves the confidence WFTU has in his leadership capacity and […]

REMINDER: COSATU-NUM Marikana rally on Sunday, 17 November 2019

The Congress of South African Trade Unions is reiterating its call to all workers and communities to come out and support the Marikana Unity rally this coming Sunday, 17 November 2019. This rally is about uniting workers and isolating opportunistic warlords and bloodthirsty assassins who are personally benefitting from the sectarianism and divisions in the […]