May 14, 2019

SAFTU response to the worsening crisis of unemployment

For goodness sake, no South African can claim to be shocked by the horrific picture presented by the StatsSouthAfrica today the 14th May 2019. The trends […]
May 14, 2019

SAFTU has no illusions that the crisis facing the working class will continue to deteriorate post elections!

The South African Federation of Trade Unions – SAFTU has noted the results of the hotly contested 08 May 2019 elections. We are relieved that these […]
May 1, 2019

May Day- The Longest and Greatest General Strike in History!

As we are approaching May Day celebrations, workers should remember that this is not a day of rest from the punitive toil of work. Workers Day […]
April 26, 2019

Twenty-five years after democracy, more workers are unemployed, more people live in poverty, and South Africa has become the most unequal society in the world.

Its time for the working class to lead a new revolution!   “We are fighting for the complete liberation of our peoples, but we are not […]
April 11, 2019

SAFTU calls on the working class across the country to intensify the service delivery protest actions!

SAFTU is encouraged that more black working class are joining a new wave of mass protests against the current status quo are spreading like wild fire […]
April 8, 2019

SAFTU CALLS FOR A COORDINATED PROTEST IN ALEXANDRA AND ALL OTHER WORKING CLASS TOWNSHIPS

The South African Federation of Trade Unions was created after a number of unions came to a realisation that for over two decades, black people in […]
April 3, 2019

SAFTU rejects the xenophobia and Afrophobia

SAFTU has noted with dismay the resurgence of combination xenophobic attacks directed at our fellow African brothers and sisters in parts of our country, South Africa […]
April 1, 2019

SAFTU Statement on the Gangster State, Unravelling Ace Magashule’s Web of Capture

Neither SAFTU nor any informed South African can claim to be shocked by the new but old allegations of corruption levelled against the current Secretary General […]
March 25, 2019

SAFTU is dismayed and disgusted at the brutal assault of the SAPU President by the SAPS officials

The South African Federation of Trade Unions, SAFTU is shocked, disgusted and dismayed at the brutal assault of the President of the South African Policing Union, […]
March 18, 2019

SAFTU statement on the plight of the police and a call on SAPU to address this injustice!

The South African Federation of Trade Unions – SAFTU has noted that a new union called the South African Police and Allied Workers Union (SAPAWU) has […]
March 15, 2019

SAFTU statement on the Standard Bank decision to curl 1200 jobs

SAFTU is vindicated that workers cannot guarantee the future of themselves and their families in a capitalist arrangement that continues to devour jobs, create mass poverty […]
March 15, 2019

Press Statement of the SAFTU Special NEC held on the 13 March 2019

The National Executive Committee of the South African Federation of Trade Unions met on the 13 March 2019 to amongst other things evaluate the readiness of […]
March 11, 2019

SAFTU is disgusted at the immoral, corrupt and racist behaviour of FNB

The South African Federation of Trade Unions – SAFTU is looking at what more legal and political steps should be taken to make the First National […]
March 11, 2019

SAFTU calls on the President Ramaphosa to dismiss Arthur Fraser and Siyabonga Cwele with immediate effect

The South African Federation of Trade Unions – SAFTU welcomes the report of the panel led by former Minister of Police, Sydney Mufamadi reviewing the Intelligence […]
March 11, 2019

SAFTU is disgusted by the decision of NERSA to grant ESKOM above inflation tariffs increases

Whilst SAFTU welcomes the decision of NERSA not to grant the extremely insensitive and insulting Eskom’s request to increase electricity tariffs by a staggering 17.1% for […]
February 26, 2019

Correctional Services must abide by ConCourt ruling on SACOSWU

At the Constitutional Court last year the SA Correctional Service Workers Union (SACOSWU) won a historic victory. In a majority verdict the court outlawed the abuse […]
February 26, 2019

SAFTU condemns Zimbabwe arrest of international union leader

The South African Federation of Trade Unions demands the immediate and unconditional release of the International Trade Union Confederation-Africa General Secretary, Kwasi Adu Amankwah.   He […]
February 20, 2019

SAFTU condemns Mboweni’s bosses’ budget

The South African Federation Trade Unions condemns the budget delivered by Tito Mboweni as a savage attack on the workers and poor. Instead it was  an […]
February 19, 2019

Workers must not have to pay for bosses’ crimes

Version:1.0 StartHTML:0000000149 EndHTML:0000001622 StartFragment:0000000199 EndFragment:0000001588 Version:1.0 StartHTML:0000000149 EndHTML:0000001622 StartFragment:000 The The South African Federation of Trade Unions welcomes the liquidation of African Global – formerly known […]
February 18, 2019

SAFTU mourns tragic mine deaths

The South African Federation of Trade Unions is deeply shocked and saddened at the tragedy in Zimbabwe in which at least 24 workers have lost their […]
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