Category: Cosatu Media Alert

Journalists are invited to apply for media accreditation for International Workers’ Day rallies across all nine provinces

The Congress of South African Trade Unions(COSATU) invites journalist to apply for media accreditation to attend International Workers’ Day celebrations on 1 May 2024. The Federation will host rallies across all nine provinces. Below are the venues, times and contact details. Western Cape(Main event) Venue: Athlone Stadium, Cape Town Keynote Address: Cde Zingiswa Losi, COSATU […]

COSATU and the Communications Workers’ Union will be holding a march to Treasury Friday 5 April in support of workers at SABC and the Post Office

The Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) and its Affiliate, the Communications Workers’ Union (CWU) will be marching to Treasury’s Head Office in Tshwane in support of workers at the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) and the South African Post Office (SAPO) Friday 5 April. The march will be in support of the right […]

COSATU will present its submission to Parliament on the Revenue Laws and the Revenue Administration and Pension Laws Amendment Bills tomorrow(19 September 2023)

he Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) will present its submission on the Revenue Laws and the Revenue Administration and Pension Laws Amendment Bills (Two Pot Pension system reforms) to Parliament’s Standing Committee: Finance from 09h00 on Tuesday, 19 September 2023 (virtually). Issued by COSATU. For further information please contact:Matthew ParksActing National Spokesperson & Parliamentary […]

COSATU to convene its ordinary Central Executive Committee Meeting next week (28-30 August 2023)

The Congress of South African Trade Unions will convene its ordinary three-day Central Executive Committee (CEC) meeting from the 28th to the 30th of August 2023, to discuss organisational, political, and socio-economic issues affecting workers and the working class in general. The meeting will be followed by the usual media briefing to communicate the meeting outcomes. The details […]

Media Alert: COSATU MPUMALANGA NELSON MANDELA DAY COMMEMORATION

The Congress of South African Trade Unions in Mpumalanga’s Provincial Gender Committee will be hosting the Mandela Commemorative Day in upholding the ideals of our revolutionary stalwart, Tata Nelson Mandela. The event is scheduled to take place as follows: Date             18 July 2023 Time             10h00 Venue          Sisonke Old age Centre (Ackerville) The Federation has […]

MEDIA ALERT – SADTU TO LAUNCH NATIONAL STUDENT CHAPTER

The South African Democratic Teachers’ Union (SADTU), the biggest union in the education and public service sectors shall, for the first time in its history, launch a national student chapter. The launch will be the culmination of a two-day SADTU Student Chapter National Imbizo to be held during this youth month from the 28th-29th of June. This […]

COSATU presented its submission on the Financial Matters Amendment Bill to Parliament today

06 June 2023 The Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) presented its submission on the Financial Matters Amendment Bill to Parliament’s Select Committee on Finance today.  COSATU welcomes the progressive provisions provided for in the Bill as they will benefit millions of workers, their partners and dependents.  The Federation welcomes the Bill’s provisions to: […]

COSATU will present its submission to Parliament on the National Road Traffic Amendment Bill on Wednesday(31 May 2023)

The Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) will present its submission on the National Road Traffic Amendment Bill to Parliament’s Select Committee: Transport, Public Service and Administration, Public Works and Infrastructure from 09:00 on  Wednesday, 31 May 2023. Issued by COSATU For further information please contact: Matthew Parks(Parliamentary Coordinator)Cell: 082 785 0687

COSATU is holding its ordinary Central Executive Committee meeting.

The Congress of South African Trade Unions is currently convening its ordinary three-day Central Executive Committee (CEC) meeting this week. The meeting, which is scheduled for the 29th to the 31st of May 2023, will discuss organisational, political, and socio-economic issues affecting workers and the working class in general. It will be followed by the usual media […]

COSATU to convene its ordinary Central Executive Committee next week (29-31 May 2023)

The Congress of South African Trade Unions will convene its ordinary three-day Central Executive Committee (CEC) meeting from the 29th to the 31st of May 2023, to discuss organisational, political, and socio-economic issues affecting workers and the working class in general. The meeting will be followed by the usual media briefing to communicate the meeting outcomes. The details […]

COSATU will present its submission to Parliament on the Appropriation and the Eskom Debt Relief Bill on Wednesday, 24 May 2023

The Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) will present its submissions on the Appropriation Bill (budgetary allocations to national departments) and the Eskom Debt Relief Bill to Parliament’s Select Committee: Appropriations from 10:00 to 13:00 on Wednesday, 24 May 2023. Issued by COSATU For further information please contact: Matthew ParksParliamentary CoordinatorCell: 082 785 0687Email: matthew@cosatu.org.za

COSATU will present its submission on the Cannabis for Private Purposes Bill’s further amendments to Parliament on Tuesday(23 May 2023)

The Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) will present its submission on the Cannabis for Private Purposes Bill’s further amendments to Parliament’s Portfolio Committee: Justice and Correctional Services from 09h00 on Tuesday, 23 May 2023. Issued by COSATU For further information please contact: Matthew ParksParliamentary CoordinatorCell: 082 785 0687Email: matthew@cosatu.org.za

COSATU 2023 May Day celebrations, final programme and the deployment of National Office Bearers (NOBs)

May Day National RallyTime: 09h00Bethlehem Showgrounds, Free StateKeynote Address: Zingiswa Losi, COSATU PresidentContacts: Monyatso Mahlatsi- 076 115 9923 and Mongezi Mbelwane- 072 308 7658———————————————————————————————————————LIMPOPOTime: 09h00Mapodile Stadium, Eerste Geluk,Longtill, Greater Tubaste Local, Sekhukhune DistrictKeynote Address: Maphila Magope, SADTU PresidentContacts: Hangwani Mashao-076 205 6704 and Toekie Kgabo- 072 340 9489 WESTERN CAPETime: 11h00Middelpos Hall, Saldanha, West CoastKeynote […]

COSATU NORTHERN CAPE IS GEARING-UP FOR THE 2023 MAY DAY RALLY

The Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) in the Northern Cape will be embarking on an intensified build-up programme as a final push towards a revolutionary and successful May Day rally in Bethlehem (Free State). The 2023 May Day coincides with the 20th Anniversary of the 2003 Saulspoort Bus Disaster where 51 workers from Sol […]