Category: Affiliates Statement

NEHAWU SOLIDARITY STATEMENT WITH CUBAN PEOPLE     

The National Education, Health and Allied Workers’ Union [NEHAWU] expresses solidarity with the Republic of Cuba and deeply regrets the devastation caused following a tragic fire accident triggered by an electrical discharge that affected storage tanks in the Matanzas supertanker base. We regret the loss of lives of several Cuban citizens during the accident. We convey our sincere […]

NEHAWU CONDEMNS APARTHEID ISRAELI CONTINUED ATTACKS ON GAZA    

The National Education, Health and Allied Workers’ Union [NEHAWU] strongly condemns the continued violent attacks on Gaza by the Apartheid Israel military. The continued repression and genocide of innocent Palestinians must stop. The Israeli government deployed attack drones over the Gaza Strip and continued to close major roads in the south following the arrest of […]

SAMWU welcomes Maluti-a-Phofung Municipal Manager’s arrest 

The South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) in the Free State province notes and welcomes the arrest of the Maluti-a-Phofung (MAP) Local Municipality’s Municipal Manager, Mr. Futhuli Mothamaha whose arrest was executed by the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation, better known as the Hawks.  Mr. Mothamaha was arrested on charges of fraud and corruption, he […]

Joint Statement by SACP Moses Mabhida Province, COSATU and SAMWU in KwaZulu Natal on the Mass-Dismissal of Workers and the Worrying State of the Alliance

We have decided to convene this joint press briefing to reflect on a number of critical matters in this province. The South African Communist Party, SACP and Congress of South African Trade Unions, COSATU had a very successful bilateral meeting, which was characterized by robust engagements. This meeting followed a meeting between COSATU and the […]

DENOSA Gauteng to lead provincial march by nurses to Premier, Treasury and Gauteng Health in JHB tomorrow (20 July 2022)

JOHANNESBURG – Following months of non-payment of many post-community service nurses, non-absorption of community service nurses and non-filling of vacant funded nursing positions by the Gauteng Department of Health, as well as many failures by the department address these challenges on many occasions, the Democratic Nursing Organisation of South Africa (DENOSA) in Gauteng will be […]

NEHAWU CONGRATULATES ITS PRESIDENT AND GENERAL SECRETARY ON THEIR ELECTION TO THE SACP CENTRAL COMMITTEE    

The National Education, Health and Allied Workers’ Union [NEHAWU] congratulates its President, Comrade Mike Shingange and General Secretary, Comrade Zola Saphetha on their election into the Central Committee of the South African Communist Party [SACP] at the 15th National Congress. Indeed, their election into the highest structure of the party attest their leadership qualities and […]

City of Tshwane collapsing under Mayor Randal Williams

The South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) in Tshwane Region has noted with concern the Auditor General’s report classifying City of Tshwane as the worst performing Metro in Gauteng Province. Further to that, the Auditor General raised frustration with Tshwane’s high levels of irregular expenditure totalling R2.7 billion and reliance on consultants even on work […]

NEHAWU IS ANGERED BY THE DECISION OF NATIONAL DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO DEMOTE TWO SENIOR OFFICIALS IMPLICATED IN DIGITAL VIBES SCANDAL   

The National Education, Health and Allied Workers’ Union [NEHAWU] is angered by the decision of the National Department of Health to demote senior two officials implicated in the Digital Vibes scandal after having been found guilty by a disciplinary hearing. As NEHAWU, we are vehemently opposed to this shocking decision to demote the two officials […]

NEHAWU MOURNS THE PASSING OF COMRADE JESSIE DUARTE  

The National Education, Health and Allied Workers’ Union (NEHAWU) has learnt with shock and sadness of the untimely passing of African National Congress [ANC] Deputy Secretary General, Comrade Jessie Duarte. The national union sends heartfelt condolences to her family, ANC, friends and comrades in the Mass Democratic Movement (MDM) structures. We wish her family strength […]

NEHAWU STATEMENT ON THE STRIKE AT SARS   

The National Education, Health and Allied Workers’ Union [NEHAWU] convened a South African Revenue Services [SARS] national meeting on Friday, 08th July 2022, to solicit views and pave a way forward on the wage negotiations impasse after the union had rejected the revised offer that was tabled by SARS. The union had embarked on a strike […]

SADTU POST NEC STATEMENT

The National Executive Committee (NEC) of the South African Democratic Teachers’ Union (SADTU) held its ordinary meeting on 29 and 30 June 2022 at the Premier Hotel in Kempton Park. The NEC manages the affairs of the Union and ensures the execution of union policies and programmes as decided by the National Congress. The meeting […]

SATAWU CELEBRATES 100th SET OF TRAINS MANUFACTURED LOCALLY

The South African Transport and Allied Workers Union (SATAWU) celebrates the 100th set of electrical trains manufactured locally. This is indeed a major milestone in the train and transport industry. We congratulate the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (PRASA) in partnership with Gibela for manufacturing these beautiful and safe trains.  SATAWU also celebrates South […]

SACTWU SETTLES FOR A 7%  WAGE INCREASE FOR WOVEN COTTON TEXTILE WORKERS

The COSATU-affiliated Southern African Clothing and Textile Workers’ Union (SACTWU) has settled its 2022/2024 wage negotiations in the Woven Cotton textile sub-sector. This new 2-year collective agreement was successfully concluded under the auspices of the National Textile Bargaining Council (NTBC),  with employers represented by the South African Cotton & Textile Processing Employers’ Association (SACTPEA). This […]