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Saftu to join Cosatu’s protest against the country’s economic policies

28 September 2020, 4:32 PM

The South African Federation of Trade Unions (SAFTU) has confirmed that it will join Cosatu in a strike on Wednesday next week over the country’s economic policies.

Cosatu urges Ramaphosa to make SIU COVID-19 graft report public

18 September 2020, 4:50 PM

Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) is calling on President Cyril Ramaphosa to make public the Special Investigation Unit (SIU) report on coronavirus (COVID-19) related corruption.

Cosatu welcomes extension of COVID-19 relief scheme

17 September 2020, 4:56 PM

The Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) has cautiously welcomed the extension of the COVID-19 Temporary Employer-Employee Relief Scheme (TERS).

COSATU reiterates call for immediate dismissal of leaders implicated in corruption

3 September 2020, 7:30 PM

The Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) has reiterated its call for corrupt political leaders to be immediately dismissed.

Cosatu calls for action in dealing with corruption

1 September 2020, 2:26 PM

The Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) has called for less talk and more action by the African National Congress (ANC) to deal with corruption within its ranks.

Cosatu urges all unions to rally behind nationwide health workers strike

28 August 2020, 6:43 AM

The Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) in KwaZulu-Natal has called on all unions to rally behind Friday’s nationwide strike by health workers called by National Education, Health and Allied Workers’ Union (Nehawu).

SABC refutes COSATU’s claims that it doesn’t have a strategy

21 August 2020, 6:55 PM

The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) Board has labelled claims by trade union federation COSATU that it does not have a strategy as factually inaccurate.

Santaco and Cosatu at loggerheads over load capacity issue

19 July 2020, 1:05 PM

South African National Taxi Council has lashed out at the Congress of South African Trade Unions for threatening to strike over the hundred-percent taxi loading capacity.


COSATU urges Basic Education to consider SADTU’s proposal to shutdown schools

15 July 2020, 9:12 PM

COSATU has urged Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga to consider the call by teacher union, SADTU, to close until after the COVID-19 peak.

COSATU calls for risk allowance to essential public service workers

4 July 2020, 6:59 AM

The Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) has called on government to implement a risk allowance for all essential service workers in the public sector during the battle against the coronavirus.



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