COSATU affiliated Public Sector Unions under the Joint Mandating Committee (JMC) representing the South African Democratic Teachers Union (SADTU), Police and Prisons Civil Rights Union(POPCRU), National Education Health and Allied Workers' Union(NEHAWU), Democratic Nursing Organisation of South Africa (DENOSA), Public and Allied Workers Union of South Africa (PAWUSA) and South African Medical Association (SAMA) have all signed the 2018/2021 wage deal following close to ten months of protracted negotiations.
The South African Democratic Teachers' Union (SADTU) in the North West held its scheduled Provincial Executive Committee (PEC) meeting on 01 - 02 June 2018 at Riviera Star Guesthouse in Mahikeng.
As the champion of health and wellness for members of the public service, the Government Employees Medical Scheme (GEMS) has recently extended the opportunity for its members to migrate to the efficiency discounted Emerald Value Option (EVO).
The South African Democratic Teachers' Union (SADTU) held its scheduled National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting on 25 May 2018 at its National Office in Kempton Park, Gauteng. As the meeting coincided with Africa Day, the NEC used the opportunity to remind the Department of Basic Education and Government of the long-standing campaigns waged by SADTU for the promotion of African indigenous languages in our curriculum and the compulsory teaching of relevant African and South African history.
The COSATU unions in the public sector under Joint Mandating Committee (JMC) representing SADTU, POPCRU, NEHAWU, DENOSA, PAWUSA and SAMA wish to express their compelling disapproval of what we believe as PSA's double standards and crude misleading public posturing as the public sector wage negotiations unfold in the Public Service Co-ordinating Bargaining Council (PSCBC).
The South African Democratic Teachers' Union (SADTU) finds it hard to accept the 2018/2019 Basic Education Budget vote presented by Minister Angie Motshekga in parliament yesterday that has indicated a decline in the overall budget allocation for the basic education sector.
South African Democratic Teachers' Union (SADTU) in Free State has engaged in talks with Department of Education on delays in the payment of temporary teachers and schools' allocations.
The South African Democratic Teachers’ Union (SADTU) joins all South Africans and workers all over the world in commemorating International Workers’ Day, 1 May. The day serves to honour trade unions for the role they have played in the struggle for workers’ rights, ensure fair labour practices and to promote unity among workers and the working class.
SADTU in the Province of KwaZulu Natal is shocked and saddened by the failure of the department to pay normal stipends to many Grade R Practitioners. The 30th of April is supposed to be the pay day for them but they were not paid. This is nothing else but symptoms of a COLLAPSING department of education. By doing this the employer has shown to the public how uncaring and inhumane it has become.
The South African Council for Educators (SACE) has introduced a programme on the professionalization of the teaching profession.
South Africa's biggest teacher and education workers' union SADTU and an affiliate of COSATU, will not take part in a nationwide strike planned by SAFTU on Wednesday, 25 April, 2018.
As organized labour unions which are rightfully admitted in the Public Service Co-ordinating Bargaining Council (PSCBC) on behalf of about 1.3 million public servants, we hereby express our profound disappointment and disbelief at the disdain with which government has approached this financial year’s wage negotiations. Talks began in September last year and until today hardly any progress has been recorded.
The South African Democratic Teachers' Union in Free State has waged a strong fight against the Treasury and the Education Department for not paying temporary teachers their January - March salaries and schools' allocations for the 4th and 1st Terms.
Unions in the Public Service, representing approximately more than 1.2 million workers have commenced with wage negotiations since September 2017 in the Public Service Co-ordinating Bargaining Council.
The public sector unions under COSATU at the Public Sector Coordinating Bargaining Council (PSCBC), namely DENOSA, NEHAWU, PAWUSA, POPCRU, SADTU and SAMA Trade Union, are fed up with the endless delaying tactics played by the employer at the wage negotiations that are currently under way at PSCBC, which should have been concluded already before the new financial year kicked in on 1 April 2018.
SADTU in KZN has noted the resignation of the District Director of Umlazi, Mr Bheki Ntuli. SADTU views his departure as a cowardly deed from a once effective District Director who witnessed the District collapsing under his watch.
The South African Democratic Teachers' Union (SADTU) has noted with great concern a video clip on social media of a teacher being exposed to gross learner misbehaviour; the incident allegedly happened at Three Rivers Secondary School in Sedibeng. In the video clip, a learner is seen violently throwing a pile of books towards a teacher in class seemingly in reaction to whatever could have happened prior whilst other learners recorded the incident.
South Africa's largest teacher and education workers' union, the South African Democratic Teachers Union (SADTU) held its first ordinary National Executive Committee meeting in 2018 at its headquarters in Kempton Park on Friday, 23 February, 2018. The NEC noted that 2018 marks the centenary of fallen struggle hero, Nelson Mandela, who through his sacrifices and those of his generation are the main reason that the country enjoys the fruit of democracy.
The South African Democratic Teachers’ Union (SADTU) congratulates all teachers who took part in the 2018 National Teaching Awards and the Department of Basic Education for organizing this prestigious event.
The Provincial Executive Committee of SADTU in KwaZulu Natal has observed and noted the messages that are in circulation including the article that appeared in Ilanga newspaper on Monday,19 February 2018, and attracted headlines of "Izinsolo zenkohlakalo esabekayo kwi SADTU" translated as "Damning allegations of corruption against SADTU"