Conditions at Pollsmoor disturbing - Popcru

2015-09-19 20:21

The Police and Prisons Civil Rights Union says they are “severely disturbed” by conditions at Pollsmoor Prison in Cape Town.

Cosatu SNC stuck on 'issue of credentials'

2015-07-13 17:27

The Cosatu special national congress has been stuck for more than three hours on the issue of credentials, according to Popcru president Zizamele Cebekhulu.

Judgment reserved in prisons' equity case

2015-02-19 19:32

Judgement in an appeal against a ruling on employment equity within correctional services has been reserved by the Labour Appeal Court.

Popcru hits out at 'disgusting' Numsa

2014-11-17 14:53

The Police and Prisons Civil Rights Union general secretary Nkosinathi Theledi says the union is confident the 350 000 Numsa members will remain in Cosatu.

Popcru concerned about rise in murder

2014-09-22 13:12

The Police and Prisons Civil Rights Union has expressed concern about the rise in crimes such as murder.

Popcru to defend unfair dismissals of cops

2014-01-27 16:17

Popcru has vowed to challenge unjustified dismissals of any of its members, after six police have been suspended following the deaths Mothutlung protesters.

Popcru distances itself from Numsa threat

2013-11-27 20:42

The Police and Prisons Civil Rights Union has distanced itself from comments made by a member on Facebook.

Popcru welcomes Mangaung prison decision

2013-10-15 12:31

The Police and Prisons Civil Rights Union has welcomed the decision by the correctional services department to take over management of the privately run Mangaung prison outside Bloemfontein.

Another stabbing at Free State prison

2013-10-04 09:00

There have been stabbings at the Mangaung prison every day this week, a security company at the privately-run prison says.

Summit must unite alliance: Dlamini

2013-08-30 20:30

Cosatu president Sdumo Dlamini says a summit of alliance partners, the ANC, SACP and Cosatu, should produce an outcome which unites them.


Deal harshly with cop killers - Popcru

2015-08-07 18:09

People who kill police officers need to be dealt with harshly, the Police and Prisons Civil Rights Union says.

KZN warders told to toe the line

2015-07-06 19:13

KwaZulu-Natal correctional services regional commissioner Mnikelwa Nxele has issued a stern warning to employees to toe the line or risk losing their jobs.

Unions: EFF MPs behaviour leaves bitter taste

2015-02-16 16:17

The behaviour of EFF MPs in Parliament during the State of the Nation address last week undermines democratic institutions and leaves a bitter taste in the mouth, Sadtu and Popcru have said.

Unions demand 15% pay hike from government

2014-10-03 11:57

South Africa's main public service unions, which collectively represent around 1.3 million workers, are demanding a 15% salary hike from government.

Court rules in favour of police union

2014-06-12 22:33

A labour court has ruled that fitness boards to investigate police officers with criminal records were unlawfully convened, Popcru says.

We don’t want Jim dead – Popcru

2013-11-28 07:00

Popcru has distanced itself from a member who posted a comment on Facebook calling for the killing of Numsa general secretary Irvin Jim.

Ndebele to probe torture claims

2013-10-25 21:14

Correctional Services Minister Sibusiso Ndebele says claims of torture in Mangaung prison will be investigated.

RTCM, unions reach pay deal

2013-10-11 19:15

A pay agreement has been struck between the Road Traffic Management Corporation and unions Nehawu and Popcru.

Numsa concerned by alliance 'attacks'

2013-08-31 19:04

Numsa says it is worried about being the target of attacks by leaders of the tripartite alliance.

Police staff demand salary upgrade

2013-08-30 07:19

Police administrative staff have marched in Pretoria to press for a salary upgrade.

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