Category: Cosatu Media Alert

Funeral arrangements for SAMWU General Secretary, Koena Ramotlou

Please be advised that the funeral service of SAMWU General Secretary Koena Ramotlou will be held as follows; Date      : Saturday 9 January 2021 Time      : 07:00 to 09:00 Venue: Family Home then proceed to Heroes Acre, Tomas Nkobi Cemetery, Boksburg for burial.  Strictly 50 mourners will be allowed to attend the funeral as per […]

COSATU Post-CEC Media briefing tomorrow

The Congress of South African Trade Unions had its ordinary three-day Central Executive Committee [CEC] meeting 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:  The details of the media briefing are as […]

COSATU Post-CEC Media briefing on Thursday

The Congress of South African Trade Unions is currently convening its ordinary three-day Central Executive Committee [CEC] meeting that will end tomorrow on Wednesday the 25th of November 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 […]

COSATU -CWU Joint Media Briefing today -11:00 AM

Communication Workers Union (CWU) together with COSATU invite all media houses to a press briefing today. The Press Conference will be addressed by the National Office Bearers of both organisations to deal with the following issues. Discussions:  1. Developments at the South African Broadcasting Corporation                                      (SABC)                          2. The ongoing strike at […]

COSATU President, Z. Losi’s Input to the Collective Bargaining Conference

11 November 2020 The leadership of COSATU, Affiliates, sister Federations, The Minister for Employment and Labour, leadership of government and labour market institutions, Leadership of our Alliance partners, the ANC and the SACP, Media present, and Most importantly the rank and file membership of COSATU. Good morning comrades, I welcome you all here to COSATU’s […]

COSATU National Strike Media Briefing on Monday

The Congress of South African Trade Unions will convene a media briefing session on Monday to communicate the state of readiness and give details about the upcoming National Strike on the 07th of October 2020. The details of the briefing are as follows: Date               :           05 October 2020-Monday Venue            :           COSATU House 110 […]

COSATU Post- CEC Media briefing on tomorrow (Wednesday)

 The Congress of South African Trade Unions is convening a two day ordinary Central Executive Committee [CEC] meeting starting today the 24th of August 2020  to discuss issues affecting the workers and the working class in general. The meeting will be followed by the usual media briefing to communicate the outcomes of the meeting. The details […]

SAMWU to give update on salary and wage agreement and way forward

The South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) will on Thursday, 30 July hold a virtual Imbizo with municipal workers and the media. The purpose of the Imbizo is to give an update on salary and wage agreements, benchmarking, COVID-19 allowance, the union’s way forward on municipalities that have not implemented salary increases and to have […]

COSATU KZN picket against Provincial Treasury

COSATU KZN with the affiliated Public Sector Unions and South African Municipality Workers’ Union will be picketing against the provincial treasury demanding the following: ·         Government’s decision to renege from both the PSCBC and SALGBC signed collective agreements to pay workers their 20/21 salary increments. We demand government to honour these agreements. ·         the uplifting of moratorium […]