Shop stewards play a vital role in a unionised workplace, responsible for ensuring that the rights of workers are protected and that management adheres to the terms of the collective bargaining agreement. They are the first person a member looks to for guidance, leadership, and help, and as such isContinue Reading

The National Union of Public Service and Allied Workers (NUPSAW) will be holding its 7th National Congress this weekend in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal. The two-day elective congress will commence with an open session on Saturday, 26 February 2022 and conclude with a closed session where the new leadership of the organisationContinue Reading

The National Union of Public Service and Allied Workers (NUPSAW) will be joining the South African Federation of Trade Unions’ (SAFTU) protest ahead of the country’s national budget speech on Wednesday, 23 February 2022. NUPSAW members will be marching side-to-side with other SAFTU affiliates today in Cape Town, where FinanceContinue Reading

Security officers and cleaners affiliated to the National Union of Public Service and Allied Workers (NUPSAW) employed by private companies within Gauteng Department of Health facilities will embark on a giant march on Wednesday, 02 February 2022. The intention of the mass demonstration is to enforce the insourcing of securityContinue Reading

SANParks has embarked on the process of commercialising Skukuza Safari Lodge and Nombolo Mdluli Conference Centre, which would see workers transferred to a private company and subsequently deprived of fundamental employment rights enjoyed by those that are insourced. We wrote to SANParks earlier this year to register our most substantialContinue Reading

The National Union of Public Service and Allied Workers (NUPSAW) is calling on the Finance Minister Enoch Godongwana to make funds available in order to fully implement the permanent absorption of Community Healthcare Workers (CHW), Early Childhood Development (ECD) and the Extended Public Works Programme (EPWP) staff. NUPSAW is appealingContinue Reading