The Year 2023 is the Year of Mass Mobilization in every Workplace and Community

January 26, 2023

INTEREST RATE HIKES ARE SUFFOCATING WORKING PEOPLE AND SMALL BUSINESSES

SAFTU OPPOSES THE INTEREST RATE HIKE  In yet another painful blow, the South African Reserve Bank (SARB)’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) has hiked the interest rates […]
January 23, 2023

SAFTU CONDEMNS THE MURDER OF THULANI MASEKO BY MSWATI’S REGIME

The South African Federation of Trade Unions (SAFTU) condemns the murder of Thulani Maseko, a human rights lawyer and a freedom fighter in eSwatini. It is […]
January 21, 2023

SAFTU JOINS THE LEGAL CHALLENGE TO HOLD GOVERNMENT AND ESKOM ACCOUNTABLE

The South African Federation of Trade Unions (SAFTU) joins the legal challenge to hold government and Eskom management accountable. Our affiliate, the National Union of Metalworkers […]

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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