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COSATU congratulates SAMWU on its 35th Anniversary

The Congress of South African Trade Unions congratulates and conveys its best wishes to its affiliated union SAMWU on its 35th Anniversary. We congratulate the union leadership and membership for this laudable milestone. On this occasion, we expect all to take time to reflect on the union’s inspirational history and contribution, while imagining and plotting a bright and fruitful future for the benefit of municipal workers and South African workers in general. It has been…

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SADTU STATEMENT ON ATTACKS OF ITS LEADER AND THE POLITICISATION OF PUBLIC SERVICE NEGOTIATIONS

The South African Democratic Teachers’ Union notes with contempt, the vilification of the union and more particularly our General Secretary, Comrade Mugwena Maluleke amid tense public service wage negotiations. These attacks intensified following the publication of a digital poster pronouncing our General Secretary’s availability for nomination as additional member of the ANC’s National Executive Committee at its forthcoming National Conference. These detractors, some of whom are sadly from our sister unions in COSATU, claim our…

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Collapse of salary negotiations in the public service and update on the dispute process

The Joint Mandating Committee (JMC) of COSATU, who commands the majority status at the Public Service Co-ordinating Bargaining Council (PSCBC), wishes to update its members on the state of affairs on the collapse of salary negotiations in the public service.  This media statement is released to shed some light with our members and the general public following the rejection of the last employer offer by majority unions in the PSCBC. Failure for the offer to…

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COSATU Medium-Term Budget Policy Statement Expectations

The Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) is waiting with anticipation for the Medium-Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS) due to be tabled by the Minister for Finance at Parliament on 26 October 2022. Workers have a lot riding on this MTBPS.  Unemployment is at 44%, youth unemployment at 60%, millions of workers have lost wages, millions more are highly indebted.  Many municipal workers have been left unpaid for months at a time.  Many State-Owned…

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Posted in COSATU Media Alert

COSATU Public Service Unions media briefing on the collapse of salary negotiations in the public service

COSATU Public Service Unions(DENOSA, NEHAWU, PAWUSA, POPCRU, SAEPU, and SAMATU) invite all members of the media to a media briefing to respond to the collapse of salary negotiations in the public service and give an update on the dispute resolution process, including the way forward. The details of the media briefing are as follows: •    Date          :         24  October 2022 •    Time          :         11h00 •    Venue        :         COSATU House, 110 Jorissen Street, Braamfontein.  All members of the media are…

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COSATU notes President Cyril Ramaphosa’s announcement of various measures to intensify the fight against corruption

The Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) notes President Cyril Ramaphosa’s announcement of various measures to intensify the fight against corruption. Corruption is a cancer that is eating at the heart of the state, weakening its ability to fulfill its constitutional mandates, and sinking the country deeper into the abyss. Billions of rands that would have been used to deliver the public services to the citizens have been squandered away. The strategic SOEs like…

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Economic collapse not option

Where does it come from? Contrary to popular belief, Lorem Ipsum is not simply random text. It has roots in a piece of classical Latin literature from 45 BC, making it over 2000 years old. Richard McClintock, a Latin professor at Hampden-Sydney College in Virginia, looked up one of the more obscure Latin words, consectetur, from a Lorem Ipsum passage, and going through the cites of the word in classical literature, discovered the undoubtable source….

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All Shops To Be Opened

Where does it come from? Contrary to popular belief, Lorem Ipsum is not simply random text. It has roots in a piece of classical Latin literature from 45 BC, making it over 2000 years old. Richard McClintock, a Latin professor at Hampden-Sydney College in Virginia, looked up one of the more obscure Latin words, consectetur, from a Lorem Ipsum passage, and going through the cites of the word in classical literature, discovered the undoubtable source….

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Banks Not Legit

Where does it come from? Contrary to popular belief, Lorem Ipsum is not simply random text. It has roots in a piece of classical Latin literature from 45 BC, making it over 2000 years old. Richard McClintock, a Latin professor at Hampden-Sydney College in Virginia, looked up one of the more obscure Latin words, consectetur, from a Lorem Ipsum passage, and going through the cites of the word in classical literature, discovered the undoubtable source….

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Schools Reopening Ceremony

Where does it come from? Contrary to popular belief, Lorem Ipsum is not simply random text. It has roots in a piece of classical Latin literature from 45 BC, making it over 2000 years old. Richard McClintock, a Latin professor at Hampden-Sydney College in Virginia, looked up one of the more obscure Latin words, consectetur, from a Lorem Ipsum passage, and going through the cites of the word in classical literature, discovered the undoubtable source….

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