Unions

BLF’s message is clear – Solidarity requests IEC to scratch the party

Submitted by Rolina Vorster on Thu, 12/13/2018 - 14:22

Solidarity has submitted a letter to the Independent Election Commission (IEC) today in which the union formally requests that the IEC scratch the registration of the Black First Land First (BLF) as a political party to prevent them from participating in next year’s election.

COSATU to embark on a nationwide National Day of Action on the 27th of November 2018 to protest against the ongoing violence directed at women and children

Submitted by Rolina Vorster on Fri, 11/23/2018 - 18:43

The Congress of South African Trade Unions will embark on a nationwide National Day of Action on the 27th of November 2018 to protest against the ongoing violence directed at women and children. While we have much to celebrate today on the role that is played by wome

NUM PWV Region is ready to confront the IPPs and Thuma mina retrenchment train

Submitted by Rolina Vorster on Fri, 11/16/2018 - 11:15

The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) PWV Region regard the march tomorrow against the IPPs as the beginning of a protracted war against the attack directed on working class and the poor by the South African government through IPPs and the closure of power stations and coal mines which will cause many

DENOSA withdraws its members from unsafe Ramokonopi Community Health Centre in Ekurhuleni

Submitted by Rolina Vorster on Mon, 11/12/2018 - 14:05

Following more than two years of unresolved safety concerns for health workers at Ramokonopi Community Health Centre (CHC) in Katlehong in Ekurhuleni which have been raised with the District Health, DENOSA has, in line with Chapter 2 of the National Health Act, decided to exercise the right of workers to a safe workplac

COSATU Gauteng calls on all its members to support the workers picket against SABC retrenchments tomorrow

Submitted by Rolina Vorster on Thu, 11/08/2018 - 09:51

COSATU Gauteng supports the picket against retrenchments by Communication Workers Union and other unions at SABC. The federation calls on the board and management to heed the call by the Minister of Communication not to retrench workers.

Solidarity members say no to salary cuts while large-scale mismanagement is raging on

Submitted by Rolina Vorster on Wed, 11/07/2018 - 11:48

Solidarity members expressed their dissatisfaction with Denel management’s proposal to cut salaries with 20% as from the end of November. This salary cut is allegedly needed to restore cash flow, thereby stimulating much needed production activity and to generate income.