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Time for a sustainable national budget is long overdue  

The ANC government has been running an unsustainable budget for many a year

UASA demands urgent intervention into the management and control of Denel

The trade union UASA is calling upon the honorable President, Mr. Ramaphosa to urgently intervene in the control and management of the Denel group. 

Victor Thagwana reaches 5 Years Service

On 18 February 2018 Victor Thagwana , our Security Guard celebrated

SONA: A load of positive energy released by Pres. Ramaphosa

UASA extends its sincere congratulations to Pres. Cyril Ramaphosa on the delivery of a much needed State of the Nation Address.

Liberated from Zuma, we can look forward to new beginnings

South Africans are liberated at last. With the disgraceful and destructive leadership of Jacob Zuma now behind us, our hope is to look forward to proper and honest government, free of corruption and patronage.

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Klerksdorp Salons Recruiting in Progress

Johnny White from our Klerksdorp office reports that his colleague, Nikki, started working on the list of 400 salons in the area

Mining News from Village Main Reef

Johnny White from our Klerksdorp office reports that they are in the process of negotiations for a Full time union representative at Village Main Reef.

Drop in unemployment likely the result of shrinking labour force

The drop in South Africa’s unemployment figure to 26,7% in the last quarter of 2017 as announced in Statistics SA’s quarterly labour force survey today could be misleading.

Sugar wage demands presented to the employers

Organised labour(UASA/FAWU/AMCU) in the sugar industry  had a pre-wage conference for 2 days to put together a list of demands. 

Paper and Pulp wage negotiations 2018

The dates for 2018 wage negotiations has been agreed to. We will keep you informed regarding progress made. Click here to see dates

Miranda de Abreu reaches the 50 YEARS’ SERVICE milestone

Miranda started working on 11 December 1967 as Administration Clerk with the SA Railway & Harbour Union which later changed to Transnet Employees Union.

Deadline for PSIRA certificate renewal is 31 March 2018

You are reminded to get your certificate renewed by 31 March 2018. Read More

UASA representative’s ear cut and stripped naked near Kusile power station

Statement by Andre Venter, spokesperson of the trade union UASA: