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SACCAWU threaten to refuse to handle MTN goods unless striking workers demands are met

CURRENT STRIKE BY CWU MEMBERS AT MTN We have observed that CWU members, employed at MTN, have now been on a protracted strike for more than a month. We have noted that CWU members have been prepared to sacrifice their earnings in order take protected strike action to win their demands which is indicative of their determination to both defend …

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SACCAWU Masswarehouse Wage Agreement a victory for workers!

WAGE & CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT BETWEEN MASSWAREHOUSE T/A MAKRO SA and SOUTH AFRICAN COMMERCIAL, CATERING AND ALLIED WORKERS UNION (SACCAWU) Wherein the Company and the Union (the parties) have entered into a negotiation process and record their agreement in the following terms; 1. SALARY REVIEW All permanent employees within the bargaining unit with at least twelve months of service …

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SACCAWU SUBMISSION ON THE REVIEW OF SD 9 (WHOLESALE AND RETAIL SECTOR)

The Union welcomes the opportunity to make submissions towards the review of Sectoral Determination 9 as the scope of the Determination in question covers hundreds of thousands of vulnerable workers in the wholesale and retail sector. The Union notes that Sectoral Determination 9 was introduced in February 2003 and is informed by provisions of Section 54 of the Basic Conditions …

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SACCAWU’s RESPONSE TO COSATU Press release on COSATU CEC

COSATU’s statement contemptuous – SACCAWU 28 May 2015 SACCAWU’s RESPONSE TO COSATU Press release on COSATU CEC The South African Catering Commercial and Allied Workers Union (SACCAWU) remains one of the affiliates of the Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) in good standing and is one of its founding Unions. We do not ordinarily address internal matters through the …

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JUNE 1 – WOLRD CHILD CARE DAY!

CHILD CARE DAY JUNE 1 WORKERS ARE PARENTS TOO!! June 1st is International Children’s Day. In South Africa the month of June is also a month in which we focus on needs of children and the youth. SACCAWU together with COSATU has since 1990 declared that we should use this day to highlight our demands on childcare and educare. The …

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Bones Skulu SACCAWU GS & UNI Africa President address to UNI World Congress 2014

Bones Skulu SACCAWU GS & UNI Africa President address to UNI World Congress, Cape Town, South Africa, December 2014 Ladies and Gentlemen, Brothers and Sisters, Comrades; allow me to greet you on behalf of the UNI Africa Region, South African Affiliates and the Local Organising Committee. It is an honour to welcome you in the shores of South Africa and …

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Address by Cde Zwelinzima Vavi, COSATU General Secretary, to the Free State/N Cape Regional Congress

Address by Cde Zwelinzima Vavi, COSATU General Secretary, to the Free State/N Cape Regional Congress of SACCAWU, Bloemfontein  August 2014 Thank you for inviting me to address this important Congress of one of our most militant unions. Shop, hotel, casino and catering workers are at the sharp end of our campaign to organize the most vulnerable workers and put an …

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SACCAWU Central Executive Committee STATEMENT ON THE ABDUCTED GIRLS IN NIGERIA

SACCAWU Central Executive Committee STATEMENT ON THE ABDUCTED GIRLS IN NIGERIA The South African Commercial Catering and Allied Workers Union held its Central Executive Committee meeting on 29 to 31 May 2014 and among others, the meeting deliberated on the appalling and disturbing development, wherein Boko Haram has kidnapped innocent girls in April 2014, from the Chibok Government School in …

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BRING BACK OUR GIRLS!!

BRING BACK OUR GIRLS! STATEMENT ON THE MORE THAN 200 NIGERIAN SCHOOL GIRLS ABDUCTED SACCAWU joins the international outrage to the abduction of over 200 schoolgirls in Nigeria by Boko Haram fundamentalist terroristic lunatics and echo the words of millions across Africa and beyond; BRING BACK OUR GIRLS! We condemn the cowardly act by Boko Haram who are using children …

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SACCAWU Reply to article by Tony Beamish of Moneyweb

28 March 2014 SACCAWU COMMENTS ON AN ARTICLE BY TONY BEAMISH IN THE MONEYWEB ARTICLE of 24-03-2014  The Union has noted, with serious concerns, the article by Tony Beamish which appeared on Moneyweb on Monday 24 March 2014, allegedly concerning “court defeats suffered by the Union”. The Union notes that some matters are sub judicae, as we are currently petitioning …

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