SATAWU mobilizes against draconian, unconstitutional worker and union bashing activities, racism and anti government led transformation efforts at SAA
04 Feb 2014
SATAWU grossly expresses its displeasure and repugnance at the South African Airways (SAA), a state owned enterprise that is duly mandated by the constitution to support government`s efforts in delivering a better life for all South Africans, black and white but chose to act in the opposite direction.
SATAWU commemorates Nelson Mandela`s legacy
10 Dec 2013
Upon the passing away of president Mandela, we bow our heads and salute the revolutionary departure of a people`s hero. Nelson Mandela represented a leadership that held like a glue the unity of all forces in the Congress movement.
A brief history of SATAWU
The South African Transport and Allied Workers Union, SATAWU, was formed in 2000 after a series of negotiations and smaller scale mergers by unions in the transport industry. SATAWU organises workers in the transport sector as well as security and cleaning companies. The sectors include railways, harbours, parastatals, aviation, passenger transport (buses and taxis) freight (trucking), contract, cleaning and security.
The Scope of the Union
The Union will be open to all workers employed in any of the following public or private industries, trades, occupations and undertakings in South Africa:
- Transport services
- Maritime transport
- Civil Aviation
- Transport infrastructure services
- Property Services
- General cleaning services
- Laundry and Dry Cleaning workers
- Funeral undertaking workers
- Security Services
- Taxi Industry