November 17, 2018

SAFTU condemns SABC blackout of Bafana

The South African Federation of Trade Unions condemns in the strongest terms the decision of the SABC not to broadcast the football matches between both Bafana […]
November 16, 2018

SAFTU calls on workers join march for Eskom jobs and against privatisaton

SAFTU calls on workers join march for Eskom jobs and against privatisaton The South African Federation of Trade Unions calls on workers to join the march […]
November 12, 2018

SAFTU demands action against private as well as public sector corruption

The South African Federation of Trade Unions has noted the R15 million fine the Reserve Bank imposed on the South African branch of the Hong Kong […]
November 12, 2018

SAFTU’s socialist programme the only solution to capitalist crisis

The South African Federation of Trade Unions welcomes the opportunity to respond to Mondli Makhanya’s article – Dear Saftu, please grow up – in last Sunday’s […]
November 7, 2018

SAFTU outraged at findings of SABC sexual harassment report

The South African Federation of Trade Unions is outraged by the findings of the commission of inquiry into sexual harassment at the SABC. Not only did […]
November 2, 2018

SAFTU says NO to shut-down of SAA

The South African Federation of Trade Unions strongly opposes the call by finance minister Tito Mboweni to shut down South African Airways (SAA), on the grounds […]
October 30, 2018

SAFTU appalled at yet another unemployment rise

The South African Federation of Trade Unions is appalled by yet another rise in the rate of unemployment. The statistics for the third quarter of 2018 […]
October 29, 2018

SAFTU alarmed at President’s comments about business ‘heroes’

The South African Federation of Trade Unions has noted with alarm President Ramaphosa’s comment at the Investment Conference on 26 October 2018, that “it is time […]
October 25, 2018

SAFTU’s verdict on the MTBPS

The South African Federation of Trade Unions predicted that the Medium-term Budget Policy Statement would take us to hell. Finance Minister Tito Mboweni must have listened […]
October 23, 2018

Declaration of the SAFTU Special Central Committee, 17 October 2018 Boksburg

The South African Federation of Trade Unions has held the first-ever meeting of its Special Central Committee (SCC), the highest constitutional structure between National Congresses. Socio-economic […]
October 23, 2018

SAFTU’s expects hell from the Medium-Term Budget Policy Statement

The South African Federation of Trade Unions has no confidence that the Finance Minister’s first medium-term budget speech (MTBPS) will do anything other than deliver another […]
October 22, 2018

SAFTU alarmed at violent and fatal assaults on workers

The South African Federation of Trade Unions is alarmed by the rising number of violent and sometimes fatal attacks on workers. In just this month of […]
October 19, 2018

SAFTU horrified at cruel murder of workers

The South African Federation of Trade Unions is horrified and disgusted at the report of a tow-truck owner in Mariannhill, Durban, who allegedly poured petrol over […]
October 18, 2018

SAFTU welcomes probe into PIC

The South Africa Federation of Trade Unions welcomes the President’s announcement that the promised judicial inquiry into the Public Investment Corporation (PIC), will be headed by […]
October 18, 2018

Closing address to the inaugural meeting of the SAFTU Central Committee

The South African Federation of Trade Unions held its first-ever meeting of its Central Committee, the highest constitutional structure between national Congresses. The meeting took place […]
October 16, 2018

South African Federation of Trade Unions President Mac Chavalala’s Keynote Address to the Central Committee

Chairperson of the session, Members of the NEC of SAFTU Provincial Leadership Invited Guests Ladies and Gentlemen It is my honour to welcome you all to […]
October 13, 2018

SAFTU outraged at VBS “Great Bank Heist’

The South African Federation of Trade Unions is outraged at the report “The Great Bank Heist”, which proves that almost R2 billion was looted from the […]
October 10, 2018

SAFTU calls on new Finance Minister to reverse austerity

The South African Federation of Trade Unions has noted the appointment of Tito Mboweni as Minister of Finance and hopes that he will reject the economic […]
October 9, 2018

SAFTU welcomes Nene resignation

The South African Federation of Trade Unions welcomes the resignation of Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene after he misled the people of South Africa when, in numerous […]
October 9, 2018

SAFTU rejects repackaged old neoliberal and austerity programmes that have dismally failed for the past 24 years

The outcome of the Jobs Summit on 4-5 October 2018 confirms all the worst fears of the South African Federation of Trade Unions, and vindicates its […]
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