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The four trade unions – AMCU, NUM SOLIDARITY and UASA – will this coming Friday co-host a joint press conference to pronounce on way forward concerning the latest Sibanye-Stillwaters’ refusal to meet workers wage demands

The four unions (AMCU,NUM,SOLIDARITY AND UASA) are united in their view that Sibanye-Stillwater should accede to workers’ demand of an increase of R1500 per year for the next three years. Alternatively, Sibanye-Stillwater should benchmark their offer on the recent wage agreement signed with Harmony Gold.  DETAILS OF THE PRESS CONFERENCE ARE AS FOLLOWS:  Venue: Birchwood […]

POPCRU Central Executive Committee statement

The Police and Prisons Civil Rights Union (POPCRU) held a successful 2-day Central Executive Committee (CEC) meeting from the 23rd to 24th of September 2021 under the theme “30 years of Working Class Consciousness, Defending Workers Rights and Building a Self-Sustainable Union”. This CEC meeting was also convened strict Covid-19 protocols; wherein proportional delegates from across our 9 provinces […]

SAMWU concludes municipal salary and wage negotiations

The South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) has on the 15th of September, concluded the long-overdue salary and wage negotiations for the country’s municipal workers across the country’s 257 municipalities who are represented by the employer body, the South African Local Government Association (SALGA) in the South African Local Government Bargaining Council (SALGBC).  Salary and […]

ITUC-Africa condemns the raids, brutality and deportation of African Migrants by the United Arab Emirates (UAE)

The African Regional Organisation of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC-Africa ( is appalled by the acts of dehumanization meted out by the United Arab Emirates (UAE) against over 700 African migrants legally working in the UAE. We have it on record that the UAE government used Abu Dhabi’s Rapid Intervention Forces (SWAT), Criminal Investigation […]

MEDIA statement on the passing of former Secretary General of the Botswana Teachers Union (BTU), comrade Ibo Nana Kenosi

The South African Democratic Teachers Union (SADTU) have learnt, with shock, of the sudden passing of the former Botswana Teachers Union (BTU) Secretary General Comrade Ibo Nana Kenosi on Monday, 16th August 2021 Comrade Ibo Nana Kenosi will be remembered for his contribution in the strengthening of the Botswana Teachers Union (BTU) which he led from […]

COSATU to Present Submission on Compensation of Injury on Duty Amendment Bill to Parliament at 14:00 pm today

 The Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) will present its submission in support of the Compensation of Injury on Duty Amendment Bill (COIDA Bill) to Parliament’s Portfolio Committee: Employment and Labour today at 14:00 pm (Thursday 22 April 2021).  The Federation welcomes the progressive provisions of the COIDA Bill.  It is long overdue and […]