The Year 2022 is the Year of Mass Mobilization in every Workplace and Community

August 9, 2022

WOMEN’S DAY 2022 THE FIGHT AGAINST PATRIARCHY MUST CONTINUE

The South African Federation Trade Unions (SAFTU) salutes the women of our country on the occasion of the historic 1956 march to the racist regime’s headquarters, […]
August 1, 2022

SAFTU CONVENES THE WORKING CLASS SUMMIT TO PREPARE FOR A FIGHT BACK

In carrying out the National Executive Committee (NEC) resolution of the South African Federation of Trade Unions (SAFTU), the Extended Steering Committee of the Working Class […]
August 1, 2022

SAFTU CONDEMNS THE GANG RAPE OF WOMEN IN KRUGERSDORP

The South African Federation of Trade Unions (SAFTU) utterly condemns the gang rape of 8 women in Krugersdorp. Reports indicate that 8 women were raped whilst […]

Aims And Objectives


To unite all workers under one banner from the workplace to the community, and to ensure that the fragmentation of unions is reversed and mergers take place where appropriate.

To initiate campaigns and support those of affiliates, and fraternal organisations that complement the aims of the Federation.

To use all of the means available to it to defend and extend the conditions of workers and their communities including current legislation where appropriate

To support new and smaller unions to recruit and sustain membership and infrastructure and secure the support of all unions for this purpose.

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After the 34 members of the COSATU Central Executive Committee voted to expel 340,000 members of NUMSA, a grouping of COSATU Affiliates,

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SAFTU, FAWU AND GIWUSA TO INTENSIFY THE CLOVER STRIKE AND DEMAND WORKERS RIGHTS
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