‘Whenever I am here to collect dead bodies, I never collect dead bodies from Constantia, Bishopscourt and Camps Bay,’ said Cele.
COSATU previously vowed to bring the local economy to a standstill with its mass strike on Thursday. The Federation will deliver a list of demands to the local, provincial and national government in the city.
COSATU said it received permission for the protected strike and will go ahead on Thursday. The Federation wants both the DA and ANC governments to put an end to gang violence.
Winde invited COSATU to discuss taking their grievances to ‘the doorstep of the National Government… which sits in Pretoria, not the Western Cape.’
‘We plan to bring the economy to a standstill so that the government can see how angry workers are,’ said COSATU’s Western Cape secretary.
Trade union federation Cosatu is far from impressed by the 3% salary increase for public office bearers announced by the president.
Cosatu has planned a protest for a number of reasons in KwaZulu-Natal on Friday, 17 June, a day after Youth Day.
SA’s two biggest taxi associations SANTACO and NTA are lobbying for COSATU to join in on the national shutdown over fuel costs.
Cosatu has called on Government to find a sustainable solution to the fuel increase and in the meantime, extend the levy reduction.
President Cyril Ramaphosa says what happened at the Workers Day rally in Rustenburg proved that the working class is suffering.
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ANC President Cyril Ramaphosa was forced to leave COSATU’s Worker’s Day rally after angry workers stormed the stage
The SACP has allegedly not paid its staffs’ wages for nearly six months and Cosatu is demanding that something be done.
‘In no time people in the working-age population will be officially unemployed,’ said Cosatu while criticizing the government.
Cosatu president Zingiswa Losi has absolutely torn into the ANC here! She is warning of a loss for the party in 2024.
The country’s biggest trade union group seem pretty happy with the proposed increase for the national minimum wage. Are you?
Thousands of Cosatu members and other union members are expected to march on Thursday at 28 venues across all nine provinces in South Africa.
Sizwe Pamla, the national spokesperson for the Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu), says there will be a strike on Thursday 7 October.
Cosatu’s Matthew Parks said the SRD grant ‘is a critical poverty alleviation intervention’, which should be made permanent, to parliament on Friday.
What is the good news? The bill would extend support to over a million largely women workers who had been unconstitutionally excluded.
A NUMSA member was gunned down outside CCMA offices in Rustenburg in full view of the public while two others were shot and injured.
COSATU has drawn a very clear line in the sand with its opposition to potential ‘no jab, no job’ policies. So, can workers really refuse the vaccine?
Journalists have been flooding the Twitter timeline with moving tributes to Nehawu spokesperson Khaya Xaba
Eskom’s tariff hikes are suffocating the economy, which needs a reliable and affordable supply of electricity, if it is to grow.
The Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) has threatened to part ways with the ANC on several occasions but is yet to actually do so