Category: Affiliates Statement

NEHAWU CALLS ON SCOPA TO PUNISH NORTHERN CAPE LEGISLATURE SECRETARY FOR MISLEADING IT

The National Education, Health and Allied Workers’ Union (NEHAWU) calls on the Standing Committee on Public Accounts (SCOPA) and the Standing Committee on Premier’s Affairs and Legislature to punish the Northern Cape Legislature Secretary for misleading them in March 2021. Mr Patrick Moopelwa misled both committees by claiming that the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) and […]

SAMWU go to on indefinite protected strike at Rand Water from 13 May

The South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) will be embarking on a protected strike action at Rand Water from the 13th May 2021.   Rand Water, a bulk water utility entity which is responsible for bulk water provision to municipalities and industries in Gauteng, North West, Free State and Mpumalanga provinces has since been informed as […]

NUM NEC MEDIA STATEMENT

The National Union of Mineworkers convened its National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting at the Elijah Barayi Memorial Training College on the 22nd to 23rd April 2021.  This was the NUM’ second scheduled NEC meeting for 2021 and had numerous challenges to mull over in charting the way forward for the rest of the year. In […]

Update on the 2021-22 round of wage negotiations of public sector workers

The COSATU affiliated unions in the public sector (DENOSA, NEHAWU, PAWUSA, POPCRU, SADTU, SAEPU, and SAMATU), who commands the majority at the Public Service Co-ordinating Bargaining Council (PSCBC) wish to update its members on progress around the ongoing salary negotiation in the public service. Having collectively submitted our demands on the 1st March 2021, the […]

SAMWU vindicated by Labour Court, postpones strike at Rand Water

The South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) today appeared as a responded in the Labour Court, Johannesburg following attempts by the employer, Rand Water intended interdicting the protected strike that the union had embarked on. SAMWU took a painful decision to embark on a protracted indefinite protected strike after the employer unilaterally changed the conditions […]

SAMWU to go on strike at Rand Water

 Members of the South African Municipal Worker’s Union (SAMWU) and workers at Rand Water will be embarking on an indefinite protected strike action from Wednesday 21 April 2021.   Rand Water is a bulk water supply utility responsible for supplying bulk water to municipalities and industries in Gauteng, North West Mpumalanga and Free State provinces.   This […]

POPCRU on the state of unabsorbed DCS learners

The Police and Prisons Civil Rights Union (POPCRU) is overly concerned over the delayed absorption of over 2000 Department of Correctional Centre (DCS) learners who continue to remain idle and isolated after having competently concluded their learnership training programs. We have since October 2020 learned of the looming rumours around the non-renewal of their contracts, […]

POPCRU refutes allegations of divisions within COSATU

The Police and Prisons Civil Rights Union (POPCRU) finds it regrettable and unfortunate the misleading claim, made in the Sunday World newspaper on the 12th of April 2021, which purports the Special COSATU Central Executive Committee meeting which took place between the 6th and 7th of April 2021 as characterised as a battlefield wherein affiliates […]

SADTU STATEMENT ON THE PASSING ON OF EDUCATION ACTIVIST, GRAEME BLOCH

The South African Democratic Teachers’ Union (SADTU) wishes to express its sincere condolences to the friends and family of struggle and education activist, Graeme Bloch. He passed away earlier today. SADTU will remember Bloch as a fighter for the principles the Union also stands for – a non-racial, non-sexist and unitary quality public education system […]

SACTWU CONCLUDES WAGE NEGOTIATIONS FOR WOVEN COTTON TEXTILE SECTOR

The COSATU-affiliated Southern African Clothing & Textile Workers’ Union (SACTWU) has concluded its outstanding wage negotiations for the Woven Cotton textile sub-sector. The agreement was sucessfully concluded yesterday, under the auspices of the National Textile Bargaining Council. SACTWU members in this sub-sector will receive a 5.5% wage increase, with effect from 1 March 2021. The […]

SACTWU CONCLUDES COVID-19 VACCINE ROLLOUT CAMPAIGN FRAMEWORK AGREEMENT

The COSATU-affiliated Southern African Clothing & Textile Workers’ Union (SACTWU) has concluded South Africa’s first ever COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout Campaign Industry Framework Agreement.  It covers the domestic clothing industry.  This Framework Agreement was negotiated under the auspices of the National Bargaining Council for the Clothing Manufacturing Industry of South Africa. It was adopted by a […]