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COSATU supports the striking workers at SABC

The Congress of South African Trade Unions fully support the workers at SABC in their declaration of a strike to fight against the retrenchments in the public broadcaster. The decision by SABC to proceed with retrenchments confirms our previous assertion that the SABC Board members are out of their depth and have overstayed their welcome. […]

COSATU Message on the occasion of the 109th Anniversary of the founding of the African National Congress by COSATU General Secretary Bheki Ntshalintshali

Leadership of the ANC and its Leagues Members of the ANC NEC. Leaders of the COSATU, NOBs collective and Members of the COSATU CEC Dear Comrades On behalf of the COSATU NOBs, Members of the Central Executive Committee, and the entire membership, we congratulate our ally the African National Congress (ANC) on reaching such a […]

SACP and COSATU bilateral statement

The South African Communist Party (SACP) and the Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) held a bilateral meeting on Monday, 30 November 2020. The National Office Bearers of the SACP and COSATU attended the meeting. The SACP and COSATU convened the bilateral meeting to discuss key developments in the country, the response of the […]


The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) welcomes the gesture demonstrated by the University of South Africa (Unisa) to confer honorary doctoral degrees tonight at 6pm (06 November 2020) to the founding President Dr James Motlatsi and posthumously to the Deputy President comrade Elijah Barayi. The university is doing this in recognition of the immense contribution […]

COSATU Mpumalanga fully support ESKOM Workers who have embarked on strike actions to fight against labour broker exploitation

The Congress of South African Trade Unions in Mpumalanga is fully supportive of thousands of workers members of NUM who are employed by ESKOM who have embarked on strike actions in the following workstations.  Ø  Kendal Power Ø  Matla Power Ø  Duvha Power Ø  Kusile Power Ø  Arnot Power Ø  Komati Power Ø  Thuthuka Power Ø  Majuba Power Ø  Grootvlei Power  COSATU has always […]

COSATU fully supports the Orange Mask Campaign and the broad anti-corruption coalition by progressive civil society

The Congress of South African Trade Unions supports the broad anti-corruption coalition that is mobilising and participating in various activities to demand action against the scourge of corruption. The Federation fully endorses and wholeheartedly supports the Orange Mask Campaign that has been initiated by progressive civil society and that is a response to the call […]