The SAFTU Logo

  • Red flag represents the blood, sweat, suffering and tribulations of workers under a capitalist system
  • The worker hoisting the red flag represents the industrial proletariat which forms the majority of workers in South Africa
  • The woman in red raising her fist represents white-collar workers, women and professional workers
  • The worker holding a hammer in red represents young workers across the economy and society
  • The yellow wheel represents the economy in which workers produce its wealth yet the social surplus is appropriate by a tiny minority
  • Black South African map represents our country South Africa which is part of the Africa continent whose majority citizens are the black people who were colonised and discriminated against by the apartheid system