Category: Affiliates Statement


The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) and the two other recognised trade unions Solidarity and UASA once again signed a two-year wage agreement with Village Main Reef (VMR) at the historical world-known Vilakazi Street in Soweto closer to the houses of two former liberation struggle leaders and SA Nobel Prize winners Archbishop Desmond Tutu and […]

ITUC-Africa Statement on the Occasion of World Day for Decent Work 2021: Putting decent work at the heart of Africa’s social and economic development policies

The African Regional Organisation of the International Trade Union Confederation(ITUC-Africa strongly affirms that decent work sums up theaspirations of people in their working lives. It involves opportunities for work that isproductive and delivers a fair income, security in the workplace and social protection forfamilies, better prospects for personal development and social integration, freedom forpeople […]

POPCRU supports the upcoming COSATU National Day of Action

The Police and Prisons Civil Rights Union (POPCRU) supports the upcoming COSATU socio-economic national strike set to take place tomorrow, the 7th of October 2021, which will be taking place under strict Covid-19 restrictions as part of the Global Day for Decent Work activities. POPCRU encourages its members who will be off-duty to join in […]

SAMWU welcomes the appointment of Mxolisi Dukwana as FS COGTA MEC.

The South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) in the Free State notes and welcomes the appointment of Mxollisi Dukwana as a member of the Free State Provincial Legislature. We further congratulate Mr. Dukwana on his appointment as Member of Executive Council (MEC) responsible for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (COGTA) which is the general overseer […]

NEHAWU statement on WFTU 76th Anniversary

The National Education, Health and Allied Workers’ Union [NEHAWU] joins millions of workers across the world in celebrating the World Federation of Trade Unions [WFTU] International Day marking the 76th Anniversary of our international class-oriented federation. The World Federation of Trade Unions [WFTU] was established in Paris on 3 October 1945, and ever since its […]

NEHAWU statement on the publication of the SIU report on Digital Vibes contract

The National Education, Health and Allied Workers’ Union [NEHAWU] notes and welcomes the publication of the Special Investigative Unit [SIU] Report on the investigation of the National Department of Health and Digital Vibes contract. The publication of the report has explicitly detailed the degree of corruption, fraud, maladministration, mismanagement of public funds and elements of […]


Communication Workers Union (CWU) welcomes the CCMA ruling on a matter that was between SABC and CWU on behalf of her member, Rozalia Whitehead. The matter relates to a case of the 5th of September 2019, where a wrong pre-recorded video clip of a speech made by H.E. President – Cyril Ramaphosa was broadcasted on […]

SADTU post NEC meeting statement

The National Executive Committee (NEC) of the South African Democratic Teachers’ Union (SADTU) held its third ordinary meeting on 17 September 2021.  The NEC, as a structure where the management of the affairs of the union are vested, deliberated and took decisions on organisational, educational, labour, socio-economic, political and international matters. The meeting took place […]