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
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.
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To advance and defend the interest of the workers in respect to all matters of mutual interest between workers and their employers in order to improve the standard of living of the union`s members, workers and the working class in general. To advance and defend the union`s members and workers employment and the socioeconomic interest and rights.
To promote and defend the socio-economic interests of the union members, workers and the working class.
To promote the job security of the workers and union members by fighting for job creation programmes and resisting dismissals for operational reasons
To eradicate all forms of unfair discrimination in the workplace and society that are based upon arbitrary grounds including but not limited to race, gender, sex, ethnic, social origin, colour, birth, socio-economic status, sexual orientation, age, disability, HIV status, religion, culture & political opinion.
To build and maintain a democratic worker controlled union based on the principles of non-racialism, non-tribalism, non-sexism, non-homophobic and non-xenophobic principles.
To promote democracy and worker control in the union by encouraging members, shop stewards, officials and office bearers to work in an accountable and responsible fashion by, amongst other things
To advance and defend the cause of democracy and socialism in the workplace, the economy, the country and internationally.
To this end, the Union will:
Scope of the Union
The Union is open to all workers employed in any of the following public or private industries, trades, occupations and undertakings in South Africa
Transport infrastructure services:
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