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30 September – Notification of planned protest action submitted to Nedlac

Notification of planned protest action submitted to Nedlac

COSATU submitted a Section 77(1)(b) notice to NEDLAC on behalf of Organised Labour COSATU, FEDUSA and NACTU intending to protest because the government has not addressed the public transport challenges related to Covid-19 and generally adequately, to ensure a safer transport sector. The forms of protest action will involve a socio-economic strike which is planned to commence at 00:00 and end at 24:00 on 07 October 2020. Shift workers will be away for the duration of one whole shift and it will be the shift that has the majority of hours on the day in question.

The COSATU affiliate unions are the following:

  • Chemical, Energy, Paper, Printing, Wood and Allied Workers’ Union (CEPPWAWU)
  • Creative Workers Union of South Africa (CWUSA)
  • National Education, Health and Allied Workers’ Union (NEHAWU)
  • National Union of Mineworkers (NUM)
  • Police and Prisons Civil Rights Union (POPCRU)
  • South African Commercial, Catering and Allied Workers Union (SACCAWU)
  • Southern African Clothing and Textile Workers Union (SACTWU)
  • South African Democratic Nurses’ Union (SADNU)
  • South African Democratic Teachers Union (SADTU)
  • South African Medical Association (SAMA)
  • South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU)
  • SASBO – The Finance Union
  • South African Security Forces Union (SASFU)
  • South African Transport and Allied Workers Union (SATAWU)
  • South African Emergency Medical Services Union (SAEPU)
  • Communication Workers Union (CWU)
  • Democratic Nursing Union of South Africa (DENOSA)
  • Public and Allied Workers Union of South Africa (PAWUSA)

FSA will keep our members updated with any new developments in this regard via our Telegram Channel, our website and e-mail.

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