mardi, 26 mars 2019
 

La page de Patrick Craven

Afrique du sud : The Declaration of the Workers Summit to the May Day Rally

History was made in South Africa on 30 April 2016 when 1406 representatives of 29 separate trade unions and one existing federation, Nactu, with 22 affiliates, supported by a range of civil society and community organisations, came together to commit themselves to building a new, worker-controlled, democratic, non-racial, non-sexist, independent, financially self-sufficient, internationalist, socialist-orientated and militant union federation. The formation of this new body is vital and (...)

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Afrique du sud : ALL WORKERS TO THE FRONT OURS IS A STRUGGLE FOR SERVICE DELIVERY

Our members and working class communities are the ones on the receiving end of the current situation. It is our kids that have not been to school since the beginning of the strike, it is the workers and their families who are affected by the non-functioning public hospitals. The elite in our society are hardly affected by the strike. Public sector workers call on civil society & communities to support the strike and not to cross the picket lines. Volunteers are equal to scabbing & (...)

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Afrique du sud : COSATU responds to court interdict

COSATU has noted the Labour Court interdict granted to the state, which prohibits workers in essential services from participating in the public servants strike, from intimidating or assaulting non-striking employees and members of the public, and preventing damage of any property belonging to the state or the erection of obstructions to any state property. The Labour Court also ordered that the public sector unions that are participating in the strike will pay the costs of the interdict (...)

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