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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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KZN Child Care and Youth Month Activities

KZN     Durban and Pinetown Locals Creches and workers children : Picketting La Lee Park   06 June 2014 Durban: Isibaya Casino Workplace Awareness raising of members /childcare activity   10 June 2014 Port Shepstone Local Awareness Raising on Childcare/ Distribution of sanitary towels to school girls 18 June 2014 Kokstad Local Picketing in CBD by children 20 June …

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North West Vaal Child CAre and Youth Month Activities

NWVaal       Vaal/Vereeniging Locals   Joint with COSATU: Visit Bophelong Childcare Centre to Raise awareness about Rights of children   01 June 2014 Mafikeng Local Awareness Raising at Local Shopsteward Council; Pick n Pay Mafikeng Catering for less fortunate /street children 01June 2014 01 June 2014

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Free State Northern Cape Child Care and Youth Month Activities

FSNC     Bloemfontein Local       Kimberley Local Bloemfontein Pick n Pay Hyper workplace activity (company refused access to canteen)   Kimberley Local and JDGroup Supply Chain Awareness Raising at workplace for workers, community members/organisations children and youth 01 June 2014           21 June 2014      

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Western Cape Child Care and Youth Month Activities

Western Cape     Cape Town Local N1City Pick n Pay workplace activity; Long Beach Pick n Pay; Hout Bay Youth, Workers, Community Dialoque 01 June 2014     16 June 2014

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Wits Child Care and Youth Month Activities

Wits     Jhb Local Picketting of members, officials and their children 31 May 2014 West Rand Local Youth Dialoque 16 June 2014       Solidarity     Gauteng #BringBackOurGirls 07 June 2014 Gauteng #BringBackOurGirls 17 June 2014 Johannesburg Ditsela Siyakhuluma: Youth Panel Discussion 20 June 2014

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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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