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Sun Boardwalk applies to cut staff as bingo terminals, weak economy bite into revenue

The SACCAWU’s Reaction and objection to the Herald and Weekend Post Coverage of Sun Boardwalk Intended Staff Cut/Retrenchment of Nearly Third Quarter of the Current Workforce in a Rather Desperate Move to Channel Revenue from Wage-Bill into Infrastructural Expansion. BASIS OF OBJECTION: We are concern of the publication of this intention which is attributed to Chief Operation Officer of Emfuleni …

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SACCAWU STATEMENT OF WELL WISHES FOR 2019 AND RENEWED COMMITMENT TO WORKERS’ STRUGGLES, IN PARTICULAR HER MEMBERS AND POTENTIAL MEMBERS

We join everyone in extending wishes for a prosperous 2019, with renewed commitment to the revolutionary tasks faced by the Union; as deliberated into our Executive Structures which we can in sum speaks to: Unity, Democracy, Socialism SOCIALIST CASE: As we journey towards a classless and, fully democratic society, free from exploitation of man by man, appreciation of gender equality, …

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CLICKS GROUP: LOOMING INDUSTRIAL ACTION ACROSS CLICKS OPERATING STORES

SACCAWU as the only representative trade union within Clicks is weighing the ultimate efforts to evade the industrial action amid provocation and with sustained intransigency displayed by management, and our negotiating team is running out of fortitude, to engage on this attitude but to leave it to the workers. The dispute is arising from protracted wage and working conditions review, …

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SACCAWU REGISTER VICTORYOVER SUPERCILIOUS CLICKS RETAILERS (PTY) LTD IN THE LABOUR COURT, JOHANESSBURG

The South African Commercial, Catering and Allied Workers Union (SACCAWU) welcome the order handed down by Labour Court. The matter was scheduled and heard on an urgent basis by the Labour Court, in Johannesburg on 14 June 2018, wherein parties ventilated legal arguments over the urgency application as well as Clicks’ non-compliance with the provisions of Section 189A(13) read with  …

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SACCAWUs PRESS STATEMENT ON WOOLWORTH CONSTITUTIONAL COURT CHALLENGE

The South African Commercial Catering and Allied Workers Union (SACCAWU) is headed to Constitutional Court with Union Bashing Employer Woolworths on a Principle Issue around the retrenchments of nearly 51 workers who were procedurally and unfairly dismissed in about six (6) years ago. The Company’s approach was premised on entrenching casualisation as they only retrenched workers who refused to accept …

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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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