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We are saddened by the passing of Cynthia Mabitle.

One of the stalwarts of the union, Cynthia Mabitle, suddenly passed away last night after she complained about a chest pain.

UASA welcomes settlement in silicosis en TB class action

UASA welcomes the historic settlement of the silicosis en TB class action litigation that played itself out over the past three years, South Africa’s largest class action suit to date.

STUDY GRANTS AWARDED TO 14 STUDENTS

We are pleased to announce the names of the recipients of UASA’s study grants for 2018.

FEDUSA Appeals to Nzimande to Intervene in Autopax Crisis

The Federation of Unions of South Africa (FEDUSA) has written a letter to Transport Minister Blade Nzimande appealing to him to intervene in state owned bus company Autopax after it notified employees that it won’t be to pay April salaries because of cash crunch. Autopax is a subsidiary of road and rail transport parastatal Transnet.

Speed Up Minimum Wage this May Day and Prepare for the Jobs Summit - FEDUSA

The Federation of Unions of South Africa (FEDUSA) has called on government to speed up the parliamentary process leading up to the enactment of the National Minimum Wage Act to facilitate the implementation of a National Minimum Wage (NMW) of R3 500 a month and to inaugurate structures that will force employers to comply such as the tripartite National Minimum Wage Commission that was agreed upon at NEDLAC.

Appeal Tariffs Exemption Ruling– FEDUSA

The Federation of Unions of South Africa (FEDUSA) wants government to appeal the decision by American President Donald Trump on Tuesday not to grant South Africa exemption from steel and aluminium tariffs as this decision will only accelerate job losses in the manufacturing and mining industries, sectors that have already shed thousands of jobs due to the unfavourable global economic situation.

Transnet Boodskap aan Pensioenarisse

Transnet-pensioenarisse se stryd is ‘n geloofsaak soos bewys deur Grondwethof-oorwinning

Workers day

It is time to celebrate the labour that has made a lot of sense to our country. UASA wishes you a happy workers day.

Freedom Day

Have a safe and enjoyable Freedom Day!

Final Chance to Win

Update your personal update competition – The final draw

Personal Care Employment Notice Boards

CEO Stephen Delport explains how the Bargaining Council is offering free notice board services at their offices to assist with salons needing staff and stylists looking for jobs.

Sugar industry wage negotiations reached a deadlock

Ravi Naidoo from our Durban office reports that the parties to the Sugar industry wage negotiations have reached deadlock. A dispute will be declared and we will keep you posted.

Exciting new enhancements to the UASA website and app

Simplified registration