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.
South African Federation of Trade Unions (SAFTU) has called the possibility of retail giant, Edcon, being liquidated a “national disaster”.
The South African Federation of Trade Unions (SAFTU) says it’s planning to stage a two day total shut down in March 2019.
The South African Federation of Trade Unions (SAFTU) has reiterated its dissatisfaction with the national minimum wage of 20-rands-an-hour for a 40-hour work week.
South African Federation of Trade Unions (Saftu) general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi says they will continue to reject the new minimum wage of R20 an hour because in 2012, workers gave them a mandate to link the minimum wage to the national minimum living level.