Category: Affiliates

NEHAWU STATEMENT ON NATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY   

The National Education, Health and Allied Workers’ Union [NEHAWU] joins millions of South Africans in celebrating National Women’s Day which is celebrated annually on the 9th August. In celebrating this historic day, NEHAWU salutes the generation of 1956 for their unwavering commitment to the liberation of the country. The national union takes this opportunity to […]

NEHAWU CONDEMNS PSA OPPOSING NHI  

Wednesday July 12, 2023 The National Education, Health and Allied Workers’ Union [NEHAWU] notes the statement released by the Public Service Association of South Africa (PSA) on the National Health Insurance Bill. This reactionary and historical white staff association of the Apartheid state apparatus purports to speak on behalf of the workers in claiming that […]

SACTWU SETTLES POLYPROPYLENE TEXTILE SECTOR WAGE NEGOTIATIONS

The Cosatu-affiliated Southern African Clothing and Textile Workers Union (SACTWU) has settled its 2023 wage negotiations for most of its polypropylene textile sector members.  Some were settled at plant level and the bulk at centralised bargaining forum level.  The centralised forum negotiations was facilitated by the National Textile Bargaining Council (NTBC), even though the NTBC […]

POPCRU to convene its Central Executive Committee meeting

The Police and Prisons Civil Rights Union (POPCRU) will be convening its ordinary Central Executive Committee (CEC) meeting from Sunday, 27 November 2022 to Wednesday, 30 November 2022 at the Birchwood Hotel and Conference Centre in Boksburg where over 800 POPCRU members and guests will converge to engage on contemporary organisational issues. The CEC is […]

WFTU TRADE UNION INTERNATIONAL PUBLIC SERVICE & ALLIED (TUI-PS&A) STATEMENT IN SUPPORT OF PAKISTAN FEDERATION OF UNITED TRADE UNIONS (APFUTU) IN THEIR PROTEST FOR BETTER WAGES.

Thursday March 17, 2022 The World Federation of Trade Unions [WFTU] Trade Union International Public Services and Allied [TUI PS & A] representing more than 30 million members in the public service, take this opportunity to pledge its unwavering solidarity and support to thousands of Public Service Workers represented by Pakistan Federation of United Trade […]

NUM welcomes the Companies Amendment Bill

NUM welcomes the Companies Amendment Bill The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) welcomes the Companies Bill, we commend the Department of Trade, Industry and Competition for making strides to ensure the companies recognize and formalize the stakeholder participation. Minister Ebrahim Patel introduced the Companies’ Amendment Bill published in the government gazette number 45250, notice 586 […]

COSATU welcomes the government’s support for local cement suppliers

13 October 2021  The Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) welcomes the National Treasury’s instruction to all government departments, entities, State-Owned Enterprises, and municipalities that they may only purchase locally produced cement. This is a demand the Federation has repeatedly made with the government and private industries.     This forms part of the core […]

South African Post Office workers lives matter

Communication Workers Union (CWU) is saddened by the brutal murder of a South African Post Office worker in Sebokeng Post Office (Retail Office) which transpired last week Thursday on the 9th of September 2021. A 34 year old man; Isaiah  Motsapi who was a teller in the Post Office was shot dead at the robbery where  R200 […]

NUM in the Free State region strongly condemns gender-based violence and sexual harassment of black women taking place at Phakisa Mine based on racial prejudice

The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) in the Free State Region is dismayed and upset by the series of disheartening events which seem to take place year in and year out without ceasing at Phakisa Mine in the Free State Region. Phakisa Mine is an operation owned by Harmony Gold. These events are a clear […]

Nedlac Labour School Statement

Organised Labour represented by the Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU), National Congress of Trade Unions (NACTU) and the Federation of Unions of South Africa (FEDUSA) held their mid-year Nedlac Organised Labour School to assess progress on the implementation of key policy interventions to spur economic growth, save and create jobs, and provide relief […]

POPCRU on the Quarterly Crime Statistics

POPCRU on the Quarterly Crime Statistics The Police and Prisons Civil Rights Union (POPCRU) has noted the recently released quarterly crime statistics for the period covering the 1st of April to the 30th of June 2021 by the South African Police Service (SAPS). The union also noted that under the period in review, our country was ravaged […]

NUM CELEBRATORY MESSAGE TO COSATU’S 35TH ANNIVERSARY

The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM)  wishes the Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) all the best as it is celebrating its 35th anniversary. The history of COSATU in itself is the history of the struggle against the apartheid regime and its unjust labour practices. COSATU was launched on 1 December 1985, at the […]

COSATU AFFILIATED PUBLIC SERVICE UNIONS READY TO FIGHT SALARY INCREASES AT LABOUR APPEAL COURT

The government has failed to present ‘exhaustive evidence’ to show it cannot afford wage increases for its employees; lawyers for three COSATU affiliatedpublic-sector unions are arguing in papers before the Labour Appeal Court. The South African Democratic Teachers’ Union (SADTU), the Democratic Nursing Association of South Africa (DENOSA) and the Police and Prison Civil Rights […]

COSATU supports the NEHAWU Community Healthcare Workers Strike

The Congress of South African Trade Unions fully support the upcoming NEHAWU Community Healthcare Workers’ national strike, starting tomorrow-11 November 2020. We agree and fully support NEHAWU’s push for all CHWs to be permanently employed and for their working conditions to be improved. This issue of campaigning in support of all vulnerable workers is a […]