NEHAWU CALLS ON THE DIRECTOR-GENERAL OF DPSA TO REFRAIN FROM VICTIMISING AND BULLYING OUR SHOPSTEWARDS  

The National Education, Health and Allied Workers’ Union [NEHAWU] welcomes the dismissal of disciplinary charges levelled against our Shopsteward, Comrade Rhulane Manganye at the Department of Public Service and Administration [DPSA].   The dismissal of the charges by the Disciplinary Chairperson comes against the background of an instruction by the Director-General, Yoliswa Makhasi to charge Cde. […]

COSATU Free State on the closure of Bambanani Mine

The Congress of South African Trade Unions in the Free State has noted with dismay that the blasting operations performed on the 24th of June 2022 at Bambanani Gold Mine under the Harmony Mining house, were to be the last production operations at the facility. The blasting represented an end to extracting activities and operations […]

Post SACP and COSATU bi-lateral Joint Statement

The South African Communist Party (SACP) and Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) as principal Allies in the South African struggle under the umbrella of the Revolutionary Alliance convened first bilateral engagements post their respective congresses. The meeting held on 21 June 2022 in Community House, Salt River, was attended by 15 members from […]

COSATU supports the Jobs for Youth Provincial march

The Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) in the Eastern Cape expresses its unequivocal support for the Jobs for Youth Provincial march led by the Young Communist League in the Eastern Cape and COSATU Young Workers Forum in partnership with other components of the Progressive Youth Alliance (PYA). This march highlights the plight of […]

SATAWU WELCOMES THE SIGNED AGREEMENT IN THE TRUCKING INDUSTRY

The South African Transport and Allied Workers Union (SATAWU) welcomes the agreement between Government, Business and Labour to ease the tensions in the trucking industry. The truck drivers have been repeatedly striking with no solutions. Recently the truck drivers protested and closed the N3 highway in KwaZulu-Natal. SATAWU notes that the truck drivers who were […]

COSATU President’s Opening Address: COSATU National Gender Inaugural Conference

Comrade. chairperson, Leadership of COSATU, 1st Deputy President Mike Shingange and the collective National Office Bearers Members of the Central Executive Committee and leadership of the Affiliates, Alliance leadership present Provincial leadership of COSATU Invited guests both National and International officials, and our members of the federation, Comrades it is indeed a real pleasure to […]

COSATU welcomes World Trade Organisation’s Agreement

The Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) and Organised Labour welcomes the Agreement that has emerged at the World Trade Organisation (WTO).  Significant advances have been made in areas that are crucial for public policy in South Africa, including in the overall architecture of the ETO and its ability to respond to development issues.  […]