Category: Cosatu Media Alert

COSATU National Strike Media Briefing on Monday

The Congress of South African Trade Unions will convene a media briefing session on Monday to communicate the state of readiness and give details about the upcoming National Strike on the 07th of October 2020. The details of the briefing are as follows: Date               :           05 October 2020-Monday Venue            :           COSATU House 110 […]

COSATU Post- CEC Media briefing on tomorrow (Wednesday)

 The Congress of South African Trade Unions is convening a two day ordinary Central Executive Committee [CEC] meeting starting today the 24th of August 2020  to discuss issues affecting the workers and the working class in general. The meeting will be followed by the usual media briefing to communicate the outcomes of the meeting. The details […]

SAMWU to give update on salary and wage agreement and way forward

The South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) will on Thursday, 30 July hold a virtual Imbizo with municipal workers and the media. The purpose of the Imbizo is to give an update on salary and wage agreements, benchmarking, COVID-19 allowance, the union’s way forward on municipalities that have not implemented salary increases and to have […]

COSATU KZN picket against Provincial Treasury

COSATU KZN with the affiliated Public Sector Unions and South African Municipality Workers’ Union will be picketing against the provincial treasury demanding the following: ·         Government’s decision to renege from both the PSCBC and SALGBC signed collective agreements to pay workers their 20/21 salary increments. We demand government to honour these agreements. ·         the uplifting of moratorium […]

COSATU to hold its ordinary CEC meeting Monday next week

The Congress of South African Trade Unions will convene its ordinary three-day Central Executive Committee [CEC] meeting from the 24th -26th of February 2020  to discuss Organisational, Political and Socio-economic issues affecting the workers and the working class in general. The meeting will be followed by the usual media briefing to communicate the meeting outcomes: […]

COSATU Free State update on the water crisis in Maluti-A-Phofung

COSATU Free State would like to update members in relation to the water crisis in Maluti A Phofung with the following issues: A meeting of stakeholders took place on 29 January 2020 to put in place a multi-stakeholder forum that would oversee the process of resolving the current water crisis within the Municipality.  The first […]

COSATU mourns Cde Andrew Zulu

The Congress of South African Trade Unions joins millions of workers in South Africa to mourn veteran trade unionist and revolutionary Comrade Andrew Zulu. We send our heartfelt condolences to his family and his friends. Cde Zulu was a formidable trade unionist who contributed immensely in building the trade union movement and in shaping the […]

COSATU to Present its Submission to Parliament’s Medium Term Budget and Appropriation Adjustment Bill Hearings tomorrow

COSATU will present its submission and proposals to Parliament’s Medium-Term Budget Policy Statement public hearings at 9am Friday 29 November, M514, Marks Building, Parliament. South Africa’s faces its greatest economic and governance crises since 1994: ·         Unemployment is at 40% and the highest since 2008; ·         1000s of workers are retrenched monthly; ·         400 000 new […]

COSATU CEC Photo-Op on Monday next week

The Congress of South African Trade Unions will convene its ordinary three-day Central Executive Committee [CEC] meeting from the 25th -27th of November 2019 to discuss Organisational, Political and Socio-economic issues affecting the workers and the working class in general. The meeting will be followed by the usual media briefing to communicate the meeting outcomes:   […]

COSATU to hold CEC its meeting Monday next week-25 November 2019

The Congress of South African Trade Unions will convene its ordinary three-day Central Executive Committee [CEC] meeting from the 25th -27th of November 2019 to discuss Organisational, Political and Socio-economic issues affecting the workers and the working class in general. The meeting will be followed by the usual media briefing to communicate the meeting outcomes:   […]

COSATU to hold its ordinary CEC meeting Monday next week-25 November 2019

The Congress of South African Trade Unions will convene its ordinary three-day Central Executive Committee [CEC] meeting from the 25th -27th of November 2019 to discuss Organisational, Political and Socio-economic issues affecting the workers and the working class in general. The meeting will be followed by the usual media briefing to communicate the meeting outcomes:   […]

COSATU to picket at NEDLAC tomorrow at 14:00 PM

The Congress of South African Trade Unions will be picketing at Nedlac Offices tomorrow during the Section 77 plenary meeting on the ongoing Economic Crisis and Job Losses.The Federation will be picketing to express it disappointment and disapproval of Nedlac’s mismanagement of our previous application that resulted in the Labour Court issuing an interdict against […]