February 3, 2021

SAFTU condemns government’s refusal to extend Social Relief of Distress Grants

The South African Federation of Trade Unions (SAFTU) condemns government’s consistent, dogmatic refusal to address the worsening crisis of poverty, unemployment and inequalities in our country. […]
January 31, 2021

SAFTU statement on worsening crisis created by ESKOM

Eskom’s crisis is resulting in even worse anti-social, anti-economic and anti-environmental outcomes, and it is urgent that the national regulator, the state executive, parliament and all […]
January 31, 2021

SAFTU DEMANDS URGENT VACCINE ACCESS IN SOUTH AFRICA AND THE COUNTRIES OF THE GLOBAL SOUTH! WE CALL FOR IMMEDIATE ACTION ON THE PART OF JOSEPH BIDEN’s UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT, AGAINST PROFITEERING ON THE MODERNA VACCINE

As we struggle to stay alive and literally fight for our lives as peoples of the Global South, we believe it is time for countries of […]
January 18, 2021

SAFTU warns the Treasury to stop frustrating efforts to provide vaccines – and to not even think of making the poor carry the burden

The South African Federation of Trade Unions (SAFTU) has taken notes of media reports – especially a Business Day interview of Treasury Director General Dondo Mogajane […]