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Scope Of The Union

post office workerThe idea of forming an alternative trade union in the Post Office came through informal discussions around early 2008. On the 8th August 2008 in Kwaggasrand (Pretoria) a decision was taken that we start a formal registration process of SAPAWU with the Department of Labour.

The Scope of our Union:

  1. The union is recruiting and has members in the Postal and Courier Industry. sapawu main focus has been to establish our self in the Postal Industry, specifically the post office.
  2. The second phase of The South African Postal Allied Workers Union total onslaught is to capture and consolidate the members in the Courier Industry.

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Importance Of Postal Workers

As a South African Post Office union, we have lots of postal workers that makes sure that you receive your mail in time. Our SAP Union would like to share what exactly every postal worker does. 

Mail is received and sorted, dispatched and distributed through all the employees working at the Postal Service and without them, we won’t be able to send or receive any mail or items. postal service has the following staff:

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Aims & Objectives Of SAPAWU

sa post office

The aims and objectives of sapawu (south african postal allied workers union) and other post office Unions are:

  1. To regulate relations between members and their employers and to protect and further the interests in
  2. To strive for economic and social justice for all workers by means of, regulating relations, negotiating and settling disputes between workers and employers.
  3. To oppose any discrimination in employment and fight for the rights of all workers in any facet of work.
  4. To advance the democratic right of every worker.
  5. To encourage the settlement of dispute by conciliatory methods.

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