City of Tshwane, the municipal workers’ union SAMWU and the Independent Municipal Allied Trade Union (MATU) have agreed to resume conciliation talks on Thursday over wage demands.
The South African Federation of Trade Unions has questioned the appointment of Jabu Mabuza as Eskom’s Interim Executive Chairperson and the Acting CEO of Eskom Holdings – when the power utility is reportedly due to announce billions of rands in losses.
Trade union federation SAFTU says the leader of municipal workers’ union DEMAWUSA in the Nelson Mandela Bay Metro in the Eastern Cape, Bongani Cola, has been assassinated.
The South African Federation of Trade Unions (Saftu) says President Cyril Ramaphosa’s administration does not need further plans – but should urgently implement existing policies to create jobs in the country.
The South African Federation of Trade Unions(SAFTU) has called for a boycott of produce from a wine farm in Grabouw in the Overberg.
SAFTU general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi says the trade union federation does not support the Socialist Revolutionary Workers’ Party(SRWP) because the federation has not had a chance to discuss the issue yet.
The Congress of South African Trade Unions will be celebrating this year’s International Workers’ Day across the country, with rallies set to kick off on Wednesday morning. Other rallies will be held at the Isaac Wolfson Stadium in KwaZakhele, Port Elizabeth, the James Motlatsi Stadium in Orkney, North West, as well as various other venues in all other provinces.
The South African Federation of Trade Union (SAFTU) says it is fully behind the Alexandra protests and has called on residents in other townships across the country to join the demonstrations.
The South African Federation of Trade Unions (SAFTU) says it is concerned over reports that Energy Minister, Jeff Radebe, allegedly signed a R14.5 billion oil deal with the Sudanese government last year.
Members of various unions affiliated to the South African Federation of Trade Unions have started to gather in Kaizergracht street in the Cape Town CBD for their march to Parliament.