COSATU statement on the SAA planned retrenchments

The Congress of South African Trade Unions is deeply disturbed by the announcement that about 1000 South African Airways employees are likely to be retrenched as part of the company’s restructuring. We are disturbed by the reckless way that the airline is handling its restructuring process because unions have not been consulted and briefed about […]

NEHAWU and SACP to picket at both USA and Turkish Embassies tomorrow

The National Education, Health and Allied Workers’ Union [NEHAWU] and the South African Communist Party [SACP] will demonstrate tomorrow at the embassies of the United States of America [USA] and Turkey in Pretoria. The picket at the US embassy is part of the international campaign against American imperialist aggression in the world, and the genocidal […]

COSATU will present its submission and proposals to Parliament’s Medium-Term Budget

COSATU will present its submission and proposals to Parliament’s Medium-Term Budget Policy Statement public hearings tomorrow at 10 am -Wednesday 06 November, Old Assembly, 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 job seekers […]

COSATU wishes Popcru a successful and productive 9th National Congress

The Congress of South African Trade Unions wishes its affiliate the Police and Prisons Civil Rights Union a successful 9th National Congress starting tomorrow 05 October 2019. We hope that all delegates will contribute productive inputs and help the union develop some solutions for the country and the working class. The union should use this […]

9th POPCRU National Congress state of readiness statement

The Police and Prisons Civil Rights Union (POPCRU) will be holding its 9th National Congress from Tuesday, 5th to the 8th November 2019 under the theme “30 Years of Working Class Consciousness, defending Workers’ Rights and building a Self-sustainable Union.” This congress will be attended by 1200 POPCRU delegates from across our structures nationally; COSATU […]

NEHAWU wishes POPCRU a successful and united 9th National Congress

The National Education, Health and Allied Workers’ Union [NEHAWU] wishes its sister union the Police and Prisons Civil Rights Union [POPCRU] a successful and united 9th National Congress which is scheduled to take place from the 5th to the 9th November 2019. The congress is held under the theme “30 years of working class consciousness […]

COSATU statement on the Investment Summit

The Congress of South African Trade Unions is looking forward to the Investment Summit taking place from 5th to 7th November. The country is dealing with a crisis of unemployment and thousands of workers are being retrenched every month across many sectors of the economy.  There are about 400 000 new job seekers who enter the […]