Category: Cosatu Media Alert

Media Reminder: COSATU, ANC, SACP and Africa for Palestine to picket at Israel Embassy in Pretoria

The Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) in collaboration with the African National Congress (ANC), the South African Communist Party (SACP), Africa for Palestine (A4P) and members of the progressive pro-Palestine movement will convene a symbolic human chain picket at the Israeli Embassy, condemning the killing of Palestinian journalist Shireen Abu Akleh.  Ms Abu […]

Media Alert: COSATU, ANC, SACP and Africa for Palestine to picket at Israel Embassy in Pretoria

The Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) in collaboration with the African National Congress (ANC), the South African Communist Party (SACP), Africa for Palestine (A4P) and members of the progressive pro-Palestine movement will convene a symbolic human chain picket at the Israeli Embassy, condemning the killing of Palestinian journalist Shireen Abu Akleh.  Ms Abu […]

Media Alert: COSATU to present its submission on the Second Adjustments Appropriation Bill to parliament on Wednesday, 1 June 2022

The Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) will present its submission on the Second Adjustments Appropriation Bill (2021/22 Budget) to Parliament’s Standing and Select Committees: Appropriations at 09h00 on Wednesday, the 1st of June 2022.  The Second Adjustments Appropriation Bill provides for government’s budgetary allocations to procure vaccines in the fight against Covid-19 and […]

Media Reminder: COSATU post CEC meeting on Thursday at 11:00am

The Congress of South African Trade Unions is currently holding its ordinary three-day Central Executive Committee [CEC] meeting. The meeting, which started on the 23rd of May, focused on 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 outcomes: The […]

Media Alert: COSATU’s ordinary CEC meeting currently underway

The Congress of South African Trade Unions is holding its ordinary three-day Central Executive Committee [CEC] meeting. On the agenda are 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 of the media briefing are as […]

COSATU will present its submission on the Division of Revenue Bill to Parliament Wednesday 23 March 2022

22 March 2022 The Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) will present its submission on the Division of Revenue Bill to Parliament’s Select Committee: Appropriations from 09h00 Wednesday 23 March 2022. The Division of Revenue Bill provides for the allocation of funds to provincial and local governments in the Budget. This constitutes 41.4% (for the provincial […]

COSATU will present its submission on the Criminal Law (Forensic Procedures) Amendment Bill to Parliament Wednesday 16 March 2022

The Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) will present its submission on the Criminal Law (Forensic Procedures) Amendment Bill to Parliament’s Portfolio Committee on Police from 10h00 Wednesday 16 March 2022. The Criminal Law (Forensic Procedures) Amendment Bill is an important Bill that seeks to develop the South African Police Service’s woefully inadequate forensic […]

COSATU to present submission on the Electoral Amendment Bill to Parliament Tuesday 01 March 2022

The Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) will present its submission on the Electoral Amendment Bill to Parliament’s Portfolio Committee on Home Affairs at 12h00 Tuesday 01 March 2022. The objective of the Electoral Amendment Bill is to effect the Constitutional Court judgement requiring independent candidates be allowed to contest national and provincial elections. […]

CANCELLED: COSATU Post -CEC media briefing on Thursday 

21 February 2022  The Congress of South African Trade Unions COSATU is having a Three-Day CEC meeting, that started today,  to discuss organisational, socioeconomic, and political issues affecting workers and the working class. The meeting will be followed by a media briefing to communicate the outcomes of the meeting. The details of the briefing are […]

COSATU to present submission on the Adjustments Appropriation Bill to Parliament tomorrow 03 December 2021 

COSATU to present submission on the Adjustments Appropriation Bill to Parliament tomorrow 03 December 2021  The Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) will present its submission on the Adjustments Appropriation Bill to the National Assembly’s Standing Committee on Appropriations at 09h00 Friday, 03 December 2021.    The Adjustments Appropriation Bill caters for budgetary allocations […]

COSATU Post -CEC Media Briefing on Thursday at 11:00 am 

COSATU Post -CEC Media Briefing on Thursday at 11:00 am  23 November 2021  The Congress of South African Trade Unions is having its three-day ordinary Central Executive Committee [CEC] meeting that started Monday, 22 November 2021, to discuss organizational, political, international, and socioeconomic issues facing workers and the working class in general.  This will be […]

COSATU Four-Day Central Committee meeting next week(20-23 September 2021)

The Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) will convene its 7th Central Committee Meeting to be held virtually on a Zoom Platform between the 20th -23rd of September 2021. The meeting will be convened to assess the progress that has been made in implementing the outcomes of the federation’s 13th National Congress, and to review and adjust our tactics and strategies to deal with the contemporary challenges in the buildup to […]

COSATU Post Special CEC Media Briefing Cancelled

The COSATU Post Special CEC Media briefing that was planned for Thursday at 11:00 am has been cancelled. We apologise for any inconvenience caused by this cancellation. A media statement will be issued to communicate the outcomes of the meeting.  Issued by COSATU Sizwe Pamla (Cosatu National Spokesperson) Tel: 011 339 4911Cell: 060 975 6794