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An urgent message to all demawusa comrades: saftu general strike and stayaway 24 february.

Comrades there can be no doubt. We are facing one of the most difficult situations we have experienced as workers in our country. The economy is undergoing a deep and worsening recession. Millions of workers are unemployed...

SAFTU Demands - General Strike

It is time to fight back! Save jobs! End poverty!

The Covid-19 pandemic has starkly exposed South Africa’s inequalities, at a time our country was already falling apart. We in SAFTU will not just fold our arms while our economy crumbles, our communities suffer and the future...

Trade unions attach municipality assets over outstanding pay and benefits

The Democratic Municipal and Allied Workers Union of South Africa (Demawusa) last week attached assets belonging to the Nelson Mandela Bay municipality over an outstanding R8.8 million in pay owed to 36 workers.

Reaction to SONA 2021 | Saftu's Zwelinzima Vavi

South African Federation of Trade Unions (SAFTU) general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi spoke with eNCA's Sally Burdett - Reaction to SONA 2021