Press Statement: The Strike is On

Joint Statement for the Cosatu Unions and the Independent Labour Caucus The COSATU Public Service Unions and the Independent Labour Caucus (ILC) last Friday called a press conference where we pointed out that we have been patiently trying to persuade the employer to...

Govt is ‘Mischievous’: Unions

By Sapa24 August 2010 Trade unions have reacted angrily to the government’s claim that it had made a new wage offer to public servants as they enter the seventh day of a national strike. “That is not a new offer from the government. Its offer is still...

Government Paddles Lies on Wage Offer

24 August 2010 NEHAWU is deeply disturbed by the outright lies that government has told the people of South Africa that there is an 8.5% wage increase offer that has been presented to the unions. There is no offer that was tabled at the PSCBC, a democratic institution...