The Congress of South African Trade Unions in the North West will be having a national strike march on the 27 September 2017 at Mafikeng.
We are expecting all workers and the communities of the Province to join us when we march against state capture, corruption, job losses and all other substantive issues that affect our members and the community at large.
The march will start from the Montshiwa stadium at 09h00 and proceed to the North West Legislature to hand over a memorandum.
Our demands will be the following:
Corruption across the Departments and municipalities.
Failure to fill vacant positions in some departments.
Banning of Labour broker
Reduction of expensive Swartruggens toll gates
The investigation of Gupta wedding which was held at sun city
Job losses/ retrenchments
Prohibiting eviction on farms
Implementation of NHI
Implementation of Free Education for the poor
Payment of rural allowance and other incentives for educators
Lack of enforcement and inspection by labour inspectors at workplaces
Safety of mineworkers
Cosatu is expecting the following employers to receive memorandums on the Day of the Action.
Department of Labour
Chamber of mines
Sun International( Sun City CEO)
Issued by COSATU North West