12 April 2017


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The Federation of Unions of South Africa (FEDUSA) is fully behind plans by the United National Transport Union (UNTU), its affiliate in the passenger rail sector to embark on indefinite strike at the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa). UNTU’s decision to strike comes after Prasa after refused to increase its final wage offer of 6%.

The Commissioner at the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA) has issued a certificate of non-resolution after Prasa management came back to the conciliation without a new mandate.

“Prasa’s final offer is an insult to its employees. There has been no movement from Prasa management since the start of the salary negotiations in February, when the employer put a 3% salary increase on the table,” says UNTU general Secretary Steve Harris.
Continue reading FEDUSA Supports UNTU’s Plans to Down Tools at Prasa

10 April 2017













Dear Media Colleagues

The Federation of Unions of South Africa (FEDUSA) General Secretary Dennis George cordially invites you to a media briefing at NEDLAC House in Rosebank, Johannesburg today to brief you on the outcome of a Special National Economic Development and Labour Council (NEDLAC) Executive Committee Meeting between leaders of Labour, Community, Business and Government representatives and chaired by Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa that has been convened to address the national crisis triggered by President Jacob Zuma’s controversial Cabinet Reshuffle at midnight on Friday, 31 March 2017.


This Special Exco Meeting is an initiative of  the three of the four social partners  that met at NEDLAC House last week on the 6 April 2017 focussing how best to address challenges currently facing the country, particularly in the light of the recent credit rating sovereign downgrading by Standard & Poor and potential future downgrades.


Details of the Press Conference are outlined below:


Date: 11 April 2017

Time: 13:00H

Venue: NEDLAC House, 14A Jellicoe Avenue Rosebank, Johannesburg


FEDUSA is the largest politically non-aligned trade union federation in South Africa and represents a diverse membership from a variety of sectors in industry.  See www.fedusa.org.za for more information.

For interviews:

Dennis George

FEDUSA General Secretary

Cell: 0848051529

Email: dennis@fedusa.org.za


Issued by

Frank Nxumalo

FEDUSA Media and Research

Email: research@fedusa.org.za

Cell: 060 676 9145

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