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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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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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Child Care Day 1 June – Workers Are Parents Too!!!

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. Cosatu has since 1990 declared that we should use this day to highlight our demands on childcare. The Federation declared that June 1st …

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