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POPCRU TO TAKE TO THE STREETS

The Police and Prisons Civil Rights Union (POPCRU) is to take to the streets over long-standing challenges that both the Department of Correctional Services (DCS) and the permanently arrogant tag-team of the Acting National Commissioner and [...]

THE ROLE OF TRADE UNIONS IN THE PRESENT CONTEXT

*Bureaucratic business unionism amongst the `organised’ sector? Since collective bargaining for wages and working conditions began as sectional bargaining with individual capitalist, it accentuated money motive and individualism. It made workers fall an easy prey to [...]

TRANSNATIONAL CORPORATIONS AND THE ROLE OF CLASS ORIENTED TRADE UNIONS

H. MAHADEVAN Dy. General Secretary, WFTU Under imperialist globalization obviously the exclusive beneficiaries are the multinational companies, particularly the USA based ones and the developing economies are the actual losers. Globalization, it has been very rightly [...]

POPCRU COMMEMORATES YOUTH DAY

The Police and Prisons Civil Rights Union (POPCRU) will join millions of South Africans in commemorating the 1976 student uprising which highlighted the plight of marginalised and oppressed groups in the country under apartheid. We will [...]

POPCRU COURT VICTORY AGAINST SAPS FITNESS BOARDS

The Police and Prisons Civil Rights Union (POPCRU) is pleased with the judgement handed down in our favour by the Labour Court in Port Elizabeth over the Fitness Boards conducted by the South African Police Service [...]

POPCRU ON THE ALLEGED IMMINENT PAROLE OF CLIVE DERBY-LEWIS

The Police and Prisons Civil Rights Union (POPCRU) supports the SACP’s fight against the granting of parole to the man who murdered the late Comrade, Chris Hani.  The organisation does not believe that Clive Derby-Lewis has [...]

REACTION: NEW CABINET

The Police and Prisons Civil Rights Union welcomes the new cabinet and wishes the newly appointed men and women the best of luck as they roll up their sleeves to serve the nation. The organisation expects [...]

REACTION: NEW LIMPOPO PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENT

The Police and Prisons Civil Rights Union in Limpopo Province welcomes the appointment of the new Executive Council of the Provincial Government headed by comrade Stan Mathabatha as premier.  We believe the team of tried [...]

POPCRU CONGRATULATES ANC ON ITS NATIONAL ELECTIONS VICTORY

The Police and Prisons Civil Rights Union (POPCRU) congratulates the African National Congress on its 62.15% win in the fifth general elections that received a 73% voter turn-out.  The people of South Africa have again confirmed [...]