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Unchanged repo rate welcome news for workers

UASA welcomes the decision of the South African Reserve Bank’s (SARB) Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) to leave the repo rate unchanged at 6.75%, as was widely expected.

UASA opposed to Eskom 15% tariff hike proposal

Eskom’s dream of possible 15% tariff increases over each of the next three years to make the already overburdened South African worker pay for its failures, is a slap in the face of every hard-working citizen.

Beware of bogus tertiary institutions of learning that want to steal your future, matriculants

Now that the matric results have been released, many matriculants look at furthering their studies at tertiary institutions. 

Applications for UASA Study Grants now open

The UASA study grant scheme is available to UASA members and their dependants to further their studies.

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Employers on the lookout for skilled candidates

2018 matrics: no more than semi-skilled labour

Happy 2019 to all our Members

Cheers to a new year and a fond farewell to the old. May you have a prosperous and healthy New Year! 

Merry Christmas

UASA the Union wishes you joy, peace and happiness this festive season.

National Day of Reconciliation

Let use all carry on the legacy of Nelson Mandela as we celebrate the day of reconciliation. 

Fitch decision to keep SA at sub-investment grade credit rating BB+ no reason to sit back

South Africa’s credit rating has been kept at sub-investment grade BB+ with a stable outlook.

Performers Protection Amendment Bill will rectify inequities that have long plagued SA actors

The Performers Protection Amendment Bill, which seeks to rectify inequities that have long plagued South African actors, was passed in Parliament.

Lower fuel price the best Christmas present for South Africa’s workers

The drop in fuel prices as announced over the weekend is great news for South Africa’s workers.

Exiting a recession does not mean South Africa’s economy is not in crisis

 Much has been said about the South African economy exiting a recession after the economic growth statistics for the third quarter of 2018

16 Days of Activism

16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence is an international campaign to challenge violence against women and girls.