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

January 21, 2022

SAFTU WISHES LEARNERS IN THE BASIC EDUCATION A FRUITFUL YEAR AHEAD

The South African Federation of Trade Unions (SAFTU) extend its regards to the learners, our children, in the Basic Education ahead of schools reopening and wish […]
January 21, 2022

THE FIGHT AGAINST UNEMPLOYMENT AND THE FIGHT AGAINST XENOPHOBIA MUST BE MARRIED, NOT DIVORCED!

SAFTU wishes to categorically reiterate that we are opposed to the two extremes in the debate on migration. One argument is that there should be no […]
January 21, 2022

SAFTU CONGRATULATES THE MATRIC CLASS OF 2021

The South African Federation of Trade Union (SAFTU) congratulates the matric class of 2021. The 2021 matriculants have with all the challenges in the system that […]

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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