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Trade union action to stop oil to South Africa by Terisa Turner

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Published by Publication Committee, University of Port Harcourt in Port Harcourt .
Written in English



  • South Africa.


  • Economic sanctions -- South Africa.,
  • Embargo.,
  • Petroleum workers -- Labor unions.

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Edition Notes

StatementTerisa Turner ; Organization of African Trade Union Unity.
ContributionsOrganisation of African Trade Union Unity., International Oil Working Group.
LC ClassificationsHF1613.4 .T87 1985
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 35 p. ;
Number of Pages35
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2500272M
LC Control Number87673464

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Carefully analyzing the changes that characterize workers' political orientations, this study considers the results of a survey of the political attitudes of members of the Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) undertaken prior to South Africa's third democratic general election in Key issues--such as internal union and parliamentary democracy, black empowerment, and the /5(3). Trade Unions and the Law is endorsed by COSATU as the ideal reference for union officials, representatives and their legal advisors. It covers the full spectrum of trade-union activity and aims to help trade unions operate legally in dealing with strikes, dismissals, discipline and . SUMMARY OF SOME RELEVANT LAWS. The right to form and join trade unions. Participation in collective bargaining and settlement of labour disputes. The right to strike. Protection against anti-union discrimination. Equality of opportunity and treatment as regards employment and occupation. Provisions which may have the effect of subjecting workers to forced labour and slavery or to practices. The social responsibility of trade unions iv ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS I would like to thank the Almighty God, who is my creator (Jehovah-Bara) for the ability, wisdom and strength He gave me to .

South African Government Let's grow South Africa together. Trade unions in South Africa have a history dating back to the s. From the beginning unions could be viewed as a reflection of the racial disunity of the country, with the earliest unions being predominantly for white workers. Through the turbulent years of – trade unions played an important part in developing political and economic resistance, and eventually were one of the. NAME OF TRADE UNION & CONTACT DETAILS Postal address: P.O. Box , Umbilo, or P.O. Box , Durban, Physical address: 33 Selbourne Road, Umbilo, Durban, 7. LR2/6/2/42 Registered on 21/10/ (FEDUSA Affiliate) Motor Transport Workers' Union of South Africa (MTWU) The General Secretary. South Africa is not exceptional in this – unions all over the world have been in decline. Unions used to be a vehicle for politics and they are finding it difficult to shift from this mode. Members now want to be treated like citizens. Nerine Kahn: Unions must update. They must develop modern technology and organising methods like flash mobs.

The latest Global Wage Report from the International Labour Organization (ILO)reveals downward pressure on wages in two-thirds of the world’s countries during the COVID pandemic, with the crisis hitting the lowest paid hardest. Trade Union . South Africa has over the review period maintained a trade deficit with Nigeria, mainly attributed to the large imports of crude oil, which have consistently accounted for 99% of South Africa’s imports from Nigeria. The first trade unions that were formed in South Africa consisted of the whites only and they were focused on entrenching racial discrimination. By the year , the first trade union that advocated for black workers rights (Industrial Workers of Africa -IWA) was formed and it was based in Johannesburg. The following years were characterized [ ].   An oil rig being upgraded in Cape Town Harbour. (Image: Derek Keats) South Africa requires roughly barrels of oil every day. The Sable oil field is expected to produce 20 to 25 million barrels of oil in the next three years.