Category: Affiliates Statement

SAEPU calls on EMS personnel in Limpopo to support Comrade Maluleke in the case against the white man who attacked him while on duty

The South African Emergency Personnel’s Union (SAEPU) calls on EMS personnel in Limpopo to support Comrade Maluleke in the case against a white man who attacked him while on duty. On the 14 October 2020 Cde Maluleke was driving from Musina transporting   patients to Tshilidzini and Elim hospitals when the culprit assaulted and sprayed pepper […]

NSFAS and NEHAWU sign Wage Agreement to end strike

A two-week-long strike by National Education, Health and Allied Workers’ Union (NEHAWU) members from the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) has come to an end, subsequent to both parties having reached and signed wage negotiation agreement on Monday, October 19, 2020.  The two-week long strike started on October 05, 2020 at the NSFAS head […]

NEHAWU suspends strike at NSFAS

The National Education, Health and Allied Workers’ Union [NEHAWU] has reached an agreement with the National Student Financial Aid Scheme [NSFAS] to suspend a 8 days long strike which was as a result of a wage deadlock. The strike is suspended pending full implementation of the settlement agreement. After marathon negotiations we were able to […]

NEHAWU scores major victories for workers in the legislative sector and at ARC

The National Education, Health and Allied Workers’ Union [NEHAWU] has scored major victories for its members and workers in the Legislative Sector and at the Agricultural Research Council [ARC].  Legislative Sector At the National Parliament and Provincial Legislatures excluding the Western Cape, the union through its National Bargaining Forum [NBF] has been engaged in negotiations […]

SAMWU scores huge victories for workers at the Sol Plaatje Local Municipality

The South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) has scored huge victories for workers at the Sol Plaatje Local Municipality in Kimberly, Northern Cape. Workers at the municipality decided to embark on a protest action following a variety of grievances which were not attended to by the municipality. The union’s National, Provincial and local leadership visited […]

DENOSA Student Movement statement on the increasing number of student nurses who are contracting COVID-19 during their practicals in clinical facilities

The Democratic Nursing Organisation of South Africa (DENOSA) National Student Movement is disappointed with the lowered guard by health institutions to protect healthcare workers, including students, as more and more students are now contracting COVID-19 with very little assistance from healthcare institutions where they are doing their practical studies. We are saddened to announce that […]

COSATU to Present Submission on Auditing Profession Amendment Bill

The Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) will present its submission on the Auditing Profession Amendment Bill to Parliament’s Standing Committee on Finance at 09h00 tomorrow-Wednesday 14 October 2020.The Auditing Profession Amendment Bill will be a critical tool in the fight against state capture and corruption.   Auditors have a legal duty to ensure good […]