Category: Affiliates Statement

NEHAWU STATEMENT ON THE DECISION TO MOVE TO ALERT LEVEL 3

The National Education, Health and Allied Workers’ Union (NEHAWU) notes the statement by President Cyril Ramaphosa announcing the decision by the Cabinet to move the country to adjusted alert Level 3 of the COVID-19 lockdown regulations. The decision by the government comes against the background of a decline in the number of COVID-19 cases over […]

CLOTHING, TEXTILE, FOOTWEAR & LEATHER INDUSTRY STAKEHOLDERS INITIATIVE CONDEMNS LOOTING AND DESTRUCTION CALLS FOR EMERGENCY SUPPLIES SUPPORT

The Clothing, Textile, Footwear & Leather (CTFL) Stakeholder Initiative Forum has over the last few days reflected on the events which had unfolded in our country, in particular relating to the recent incidents of looting and destruction which had taken place in KZN and parts of Gauteng. The CTFL Stakeholder Initiative Forum consists of all […]

Media Statement of the Friends of Cuba Society-South Africa (FOCUS-SA) on the recent US imperialist machinations in Cuba – 15 July 2021

For over 6 decades the successive US governments have endeavoured to destroy the Cuban Revolution through myriad of (both direct and indirect) attacks aimed at overthrowing the political establishment in Cuba, only because this revolution had chosen an alternative route to that of the US. In recent period the US has intensified the blockade on […]

NEHAWU DENOUNCES THE AMERICAN COUNTER-REVOLUTIONARY AGENDA TO DESTABILISE CUBA

Wednesday, July 14, 2021 The National Education, Health and Allied Workers’ Union [NEHAWU] denounces the orchestrated and well-financed American counter-revolutionary agenda of destabilizing Cuba through violence, social unrest, and public disorder to collapse the country.  The latest attempts to destabilize Cuba form part of the broader agenda of strengthening the decades of the commercial and […]

NUM STRONGLY CONDEMNS LOOTING IN KWAZULU-NATAL AND GAUTENG.

 The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) strongly condemns the current looting, violence, and lawlessness that is currently unfolding in the country especially in the two volatile provinces of Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal.  In the aftermath of this situation many workers will lose their jobs . Many families will be left with no means of earning a […]

SACTWU deeply disturbed at the looting and burning of factories

 The COSATU-affiliated Southern African Clothing & Textile Workers’ Union (SACTWU) voices its deep concern about the serious damage that the recent looting in KwaZulu-Natal and elsewhere has caused to workers and their families.  In particular, we are deeply disturbed at the looting and burning of factories and other workplaces.  For example, in Isithebe, a brand […]

POPCRU Update on wage negotiations

As had been communicated on Wednesday, the 7th of July 2021, wage negotiations commenced again today, the 9th of July 2021, wherein the employer presented their final offer.The employer has not moved an inch from their previous offer, and have refused to entertain any substantive issues in the draft agreement, indicating that what is contained […]

SAMWU mourns the passing of CoJ Mayor Geoff Makhubo

The South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) in the City of Johannesburg wishes to send its sincere and heartfelt condolences to the Makhubo family following the untimely passing of Executive Mayor Cde Geoff Makhubo after what is reported to be Covid-19 complications.  As SAMWU, we are deeply saddened by Cde Makhubo’s passing as he had […]