South African


and Allied

Workers Union

A Revolutionary Union Most Admired

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

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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 …

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Our Affiliates

  • department-of transport

    Department of Transport
  • ditsela
  • cuban 5
    The Cuban 5
  • International Transport Forum
  • Cosatu

  • SACP
  • ANC

  • Global Union
    Global Union


The South African Transport and Allied Workers Union’s constitution and bylaws were adopted and ratified by a membership vote on MM DD, YY.

Download SATAWU Constitution in PDF format.

Table of Contents

Chapter A: Character of the union
  • Preamble

Press Statements

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