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When can i join a Trade union ?

In accordance to Section 23: Labour Relations  act in the Constitution, all workers  have the right to a trade union. Trade unions are a critical entities in South Africa, with 3.1 million individuals speaking to 25% of the formal work power. The particular constitutional labour laws with respect to exchange unions are:

Each employee  has the privilege to frame and join an exchange union and to partake in the union's exercises

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Why choose SAPWU

Our union offers a comprehensive benefit to members, which include the following:

  1. Representations for internal disciplinary hearings
  2. Representations in grievance hearings
  3. Representations at CCMA and Labour Court
  4. Funeral Benefits ( Cover ) to the value of R 10,000-00
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Functions of a trade union

On the 27 May 2009, the registrar of labour relations , in terms of section 109(2) of the labour Relations Act, 1995 , the South African Postal Workers union had been registered and recognized as a trade union.

Its main function was to
(1) Negotiate salaries, salary increases and working terms
(2) Regulate the relationship between it members and their employers
(3) Raise demands to employers on behalf of their members or the employees
(4) Help settle their disputes with their employers

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  1. We Are a Courier and Postal Worker Union
  2. Postal Workers Are Very Important
  3. What We Stand For
  4. SAPWU’s Formation
  5. Scope Of The Union
  6. Our Members Always Benefit
  7. We Are Here For You
  8. Aims And Objectives
  9. The Formation Of SAPWU
  10. A Branch May Be Established
  11. How To Become A Member
  12. Postal Workers
  13. SAPWU Objectives
  14. Member Rights and Obligations
  15. How The Union Was Formed
  16. Decision Making Structures
  17. Become A Member Today!
  18. Our Strength Rests On 2 Pillars
  19. What Is A Union And How Did Sapwu Start?
  20. Public Recognition
  22. Controlling The Union
  23. SAPWU Benefits
  24. Memberbship Procedure
  25. SAPWU’s Code of Ethics
  26. Formation Of SAPWU
  27. Members' Rights And Obligations
  28. Functions Of The Shop Stewards Committees
  29. Application Procedure
  30. The National Officials Duties:
  31. The Regional Congress
  32. SAPWU Code Of Ethics
  33. Membership Benefits
  34. Unity Is Strength
  35. How To Become A Member
  36. Seeking Recognition
  37. SAPO Fuel Cards
  38. Membership Benefits
  39. South African Post Office Union SAPWU
  40. Post Office Fires Striking Workers
  41. Settlement Reached Between SA Post Office, Two Unions
  42. Rights And Obligations Of Members
  43. Functions Of Shop Stewards Committees
  44. SAPAWU Application Procedure
  45. Duties Of The National Officials
  46. Voting
  47. UNITY In Action
  48. Branch Structures
  50. Happy Season Greetings From SAPAWU
  51. Regional Congress
  52. Becoming A Member At SAPAWU
  53. SAPAWU’s Code Of Ethics
  54. Benefits To Our Members
  55. Post Office Constitution
  56. Scope Of The Union
  57. Importance Of Postal Workers
  58. Aims & Objectives Of SAPAWU
  59. SAPAWU Fighting For Rights