Category: Affiliates


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 […]


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 […]

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 […]

NEHAWU North West demands answers from the Premier, Department of Social Development ant the Department of Culture and Traditions

The National Education, Health and Allied Workers Union [NEHAWU] in the North West Province is extremely worried by the refusal by the Premier of the North West, the Department of Social Development and the Department of Culture and Traditional Affairs to provide concrete answers to the pressing issues we have been vigorously raising with all […]

SAMWU Update on the Impasse in Tshwane

The South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) has today met with the management of the City of Tshwane under the auspices of the South African Local Government Bargaining Council (SALGBC).  Parties met for conciliation at the SALGBC offices in Centurion with the aim of seeking an amicable and acceptable solution to the current impasse  between […]

SASBO statement on job losses in the financial sector

“Sasbo – The Finance Union who represents approximately 70 000 members in the Finance Sector, has formally pledged its support to its Cosatu Federation in the fight against job losses in the finance sector.” “We made it clear that we are not oblivious to the changing world of work, the impact of technology, and the […]

NUM position on the release of the ESKOM integrated financial results and the appointment of Jabu Mabuza as the ESKOM ACTING Group Chief Executive

The National Union of Mine Workers (NUM) is disgusted by the poor performance as reflected in Eskom integrated financial statement. Under the leadership of Jabu Mabuza as a chairperson of the board, Eskom has produced its worse performance ever. The loss which totals to 21 billion requires that the shareholder take action on this poor […]