The National Education, Health and Allied Workers’ Union [NEHAWU] as part of its campaign in support of the introduction of the National Health Insurance [NHI] and in the wake of the shocking revelations in the report of the Competition Commission’s Health Market Inquiry [HMI], shall be picketing against the high and rising healthcare costs in […]

DENOSA KwaZulu-Natal pleased to be invited by Provincial Legislature to its three-day programme of inspecting health facilities in the province

The Democratic Nursing Organisation of South Africa (DENOSA) in KwaZulu-Natal is pleased by the invitation from the Health Portfolio Committee of the KwaZulu-Natal Provincial Legislature to its three-day programme of monitoring functionality of health institutions in the province starting from today. DENOSA has long been expressing its unhappiness over the poor state of health in […]


The South African Democratic Teachers’ Union (SADTU), the largest union in the education and public sector, wishes all the 790 405 learners who will be writing the 2019 National Senior Certificate (Matric), best of luck. The examinations begin on Tuesday 15 October until the 28 November in 7 416 centres across the country. SADTU commends her members […]

COSATU calls for the Removal of the Eskom CEO and the Eskom Board

The Congress of South African Trade Unions has noted with deep concern the report by Eskom Chairperson and Acting CEO Jabu Mabuza that Eskom is expected to lose another R20 billion next year. This issue calls for urgent intervention, especially because in the same report Eskom failed to account for an entire R1,5 billion. COSATU […]

SAEPU comments MEDICS who cancelled a call amid attacks

The South African Emergency Personnel’s Union (SAEPU)  applauds EMS personnel who cancelled a call after realising that they are about to get attacked. This morning at around 00h30 a crew from Mpumalanga Base went to attend a call in Mlaba village located in Ethekwini district, Kwazulu-Natal. The family who called for assistance told the crew […]

NEHAWU to convene press conference on the NHI tomorrow

The National Education, Health and Allied Workers’ Union [NEHAWU] will convene a press conference on tomorrow afternoon to communicate its plans to defend the National Health Insurance [NHI] and a comprehensive plan to ensure that it is fully implemented for universal healthcare in our life time. The press conference will also touch on the following […]

SAMWU on the Path to Rebuilding and Renewal

The South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) has this week began conducting Regional Shop Steward Councils (RSSCs) in line with the union’s resolutions of rebuilding and uniting the union. The Eastern Cape is leading the charge, being the first province to hold their RSSCs with Nelson Mandela and Buffalo City holding their RSSCs from the […]