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

December 1, 2022

PRESIDENT CYRIL RAMAPHOSA MUST RESIGN AND FACE THE FULL MIGHT OF THE LAW

The South African Federation of Trade Unions (SAFTU) commends the evaluation of limited information and the preliminary findings made by the Section 89 Independent Panel and calls […]
November 29, 2022

MINOR DECREASES IN UNEMPLOYMENT LIKELY NOT TO HOLD INTO THE FUTURE

PROSPECTS OF UNEMPLOYMENT LOOM AS SARB INCREASE INTEREST RATES   The South African Federation of Trade Unions (SAFTU) notes the minor decrease in unemployment, but remains […]
November 24, 2022

CHOKING THE WORKING CLASS

In another move dubbed the normalisation of the policy rates, the South African Reserve Bank (SARB)’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) has hiked the interest rate by […]

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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