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  • Satawu House in Johannesburg, South Africa
  • One of Satawu's Leadership making a presentation on labour issues.
  • Celebrating the opening of Satawu House.
  • Cultural week - Satawu staff showcase a variety of cultural attire.
  • Women play an active role in all Satawu activities.
  • Satawu President, Mr. J. Dube, making a presentation at a labour conference.
  • Leadership during a labour conference .
  • Satawu Staff showcasing cultural attire during cultural week.
  • Opening of Satawu House in Central Johannesburg.
  • Satawu Utility Vehicle.
  • Satawu Membership and Staff.
  • Satawu Leadership deliberate on some labour issues.
  • Satawu Leadership at a conference on labour matters.
  • One of Satawu's Leadership making a presentation on labour issues.
  • Satawu Leadership, staff and membership.
  • Satawu Leadership.

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 railways, harbours, parastatals, aviation, passenger transport (buses and taxis) freight (trucking), contract, cleaning and security.



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 that include Transport services Maritime transport
Civil Aviation
Transport infrastructure services

Property Services
General cleaning services




Presss Statements

SATAWU commemorates Nelson Mandela’s legacy
December 10, 2013

Upon the passing away of president Mandela, we bow our heads and salute the revolutionary departure of a people`s hero. Nelson Mandela represented a leadership that held like a glue the unity of …

SATAWU CEC: Discussions and resolutions (27 – 29 November 2013)
November 29, 2013

SATAWU CEC took place under the most stressful conditions publicly for our federation and it took place under the theme: advancing the organizational and political gains for the emancipation of …

SATAWU supports current SABC leadership and board
November 28, 2013

We appeal for stability of SABC and request the Public Protector to not be influenced by disgruntled former (allegedly corrupt employees) and lobbyist groups. The public protector must not be dissuaded from ….

SATAWU Mpumalanga defends the image, credibility and legitimacy of its leaders
October 24, 2013

The Provincial office Bearers of SATAWU in Mpumalanga Province on behalf of more than 20 000 members have with great sadness, irritation and regret observed the unwarranted coordinated ….



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