What are the names of trade unions in South Africa?
COSATU, with a membership of 1.8 million, is followed by FEDUSA with 560,000 members and NACTU with almost 400,000 members including the powerful mineworkers union….Acronyms.
|ANC||African National Congress|
|CONSAWU||Confederation of South African Workers’ Unions|
|COSATU||Congress of South African Trade Unions|
What does Saftu stand for?
South African Federation of Trade Unions
The South African Federation of Trade Unions (SAFTU) is a trade union federation in South Africa. It was founded in 2017, and is the second largest of the country’s main trade union confederations, with 21 affiliated trade unions organising 800,000 workers.
What does Nacbawu stand for?
National Construction Building and Allied Workers’ Union (NACBAWU)
What is trade union in South Africa?
A trade union is an organisation of workers that promotes and protects the interests of its members in issues such as wages and working conditions, especially through negotiations with employers. Trade unions do not have to be registered with the Department of Labour, but registered unions have additional rights.
How many trade unions are in South Africa?
24 Trade Union Federations
There are 24 Trade Union Federations in South Africa.
Which unions are under Saftu?
- SALIPSWU SAPSU. South African Liberated Public Sector Workers Union.
- NUPSAW. National Union of Public Service And Allied Workers.
- SAPU. South African Police Union.
- YNITU. Young Nurses Indaba Trade Union.
- SASWU. South African Security Workers Union.
- SACOSWU. South African Correctional Services Workers Union.
Is numsa a registered trade union?
The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) is the biggest single trade union in South Africa with more than 338,000 members, and prior to its expulsion on 8 November 2014, the largest affiliate of the Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU), the country’s largest trade union federation.
What does CWU stand for?
|CWU||Central Washington University|
|CWU||Communication Workers’ Union (South Africa)|
|CWU||Communication Workers Union|
|CWU||Crittenton Women’s Union (Boston, MA)|
How do you form a trade union in South Africa?
To register a trade union, you must apply to the Registrar of Labour Relations at the Department of Employment and Labour. A trade union is an organisation of workers that promotes and protects the interests of its members in issues such as wages and working conditions, especially through negotiations with employers.