Category: Affiliates

Municipalities sending municipal workers to slaughterhouses

The South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) has noted with great concern that municipalities have been failing dismally to protect the health and safety of municipal workers, including the failure to provide them with necessary Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) required for the safe execution of their duties. This failure by municipalities has resulted in a […]

NEHAWU RESPONSE TO THE STATEMENT BY PRESIDENT CYRIL RAMAPHOSA ON FURTHER ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL MEASURES IN RESPONSE THE COVID-19 EPIDEMIC

The National Education, Health and Allied Workers’ Union (NEHAWU) notes the economic and social measures announced by President Ramaphosa to the nation last night. The impact of the combined global capitalist crisis and COVID-19 pandemic is likely to plunge all regions, including Africa, into recession as forecast by the International Monetary Fund (IMF). In the […]

FIGHTING BACK AGAINST EMPLOYERS’ ONSLAUGHT ON OUR MEMBERS, USING COVID19 AND NATIONAL LOCKDOWN AS AN EXCUSE

SACCAWU, wish to, as we hereby do,   register her bitter observation and deep disappointment in respect of the unbecoming conduct of employers in the organized sectors, whose primary objective is to intensify class offensive strategies and disguise them as simple industrial relations matters. As we mark the commencement of the extended Lockdown in South Africa and strive […]

Limpopo Provincial Alliance statement on Covid-19

The revolutionary Alliance in Limpopo extends warm and fraternal greetings to all the people of the province. The government of the Republic has in the last two weeks introduced measures to curb the spread of the corona virus pandemic. The measures included declaring a state of disaster and recently a national lockdown. Since the outbreak […]

SADTU SPECIAL NEC MEDIA STATEMENT

A special meeting of the National Executive Committee (NEC) of the South African Democratic Teachers’ Union (SADTU) has added its voice in urging South Africans to adhere to the call to abide by measures to stop the spread of the COVID 19 pandemic. The special meeting which took place at Kopanong Conference Centre in Benoni […]

Statement by COSATU Public Service Unions on COVID-19

We, the Joint Mandating Committee (JMC) of COSATU with all its seven unions (DENOSA, NEHAWU, PAWUSA, POPCRU, SADTU, SAEPU, and SAMA,   organising in the public sector met on the eve of the implementation of a lockdown as declared by the president of the country and wish to declare the following: On COVID -19 We support […]

SAMWU to deliver a memorandum of demands to City of Tshwane

The South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) in Tshwane will be delivering a memorandum of demands to the City of Tshwane management at Tshwane House on Friday 07 February 2020. The march is informed by amongst other things; 1.     Collapsing City (Governance and legislature) 2.     Collapsing departments 3.     Challenges […]

LIMUSA Rejects Short-time plans by the company Frigo Glass

Liberated Metalworkers Union of South Africa (LIMUSA) condemns the plans  by  Frigo Glass to introduce unfair short-time at all costs. The company has been in consultation with unions regarding introduction of short-time and has informed the reasons for such short-time to be reduction of orders by Coca-Cola. Upon our engagements and investigation, we have discovered […]

DENOSA KZN statement on the Budget Vote by Health MEC

The Democratic Nursing Organisation of South Africa (DENOSA) in KwaZulu-Natal notes the Budget Vote that was presented by Health MEC in the province last week and we are especially concerned about a number of issues. 1.    Growing litigations against the Department Litigation against the department are growing at a fast pace which DENOSA has hinted to […]

SAEPU wishes Comrade Gaaje Tsiane speedy recovery after an attack

South African Emergency Personnel’s Union (SAEPU) has learned with shock and serious concern about the attack of the Acting chairperson in Gauteng Comrade Gaaje Tsiane. Comrade Gaaje was admitted in hospital on Wednesday 31 July 2019 after an unknown person attacked him with a brick were he nearly lost his ear while transporting a patient […]

POPCRU North West to donate school shoes

The Police and Prisons Civil Rights Union (POPCRU) in the North West Province will be donating school shoes and socks to learners in the North West Province. Led by our 2nd Deputy President Bonny Marekwa, a delegation will be visiting the Gobusamang and Goitsemang Primary Schools respectively, where the shoes and socks will be donated […]