ARTICLES RELATING TO POPCRU

St Albans Prison official stabbed in neck, inmate killed: Popcru lambastes correctional services

2019-09-02 16:26

The Police and Prisons Civil Rights Union has lashed out at the Department of Correctional Services after an official was stabbed in the neck and an inmate was killed at St Albans Prison in the Eastern Cape.

Popcru calls on correctional services to absorb Bosasa employees

2019-02-24 18:21

Popcru says Bosasa workers at correctional services facilities should not be "sacrificial lambs" because the company has gone into voluntary liquidation.

Poyntons Building 'death trap' case postponed

2018-10-08 22:52

The court application lodged by 21 Correctional Services employees, who want to stop the department from firing them for refusing to return to their offices at the Poyntons Building in Pretoria, has been postponed.

'Address police attacks, killings' – Popcru

2018-06-25 18:39

The Police and Prisons Civil Rights Union has condemned the killing of yet another police officer and has called for the increase in police attacks and killings to be urgently addressed.

Ngcobo massacre a lesson that 'should never happen again' - Popcru

2018-02-25 20:38

The Police and Prisons Civil Rights Union has welcomed the arrests of 10 suspects involved in the murder of five policemen and a retired soldier in Ngcobo in the Eastern Cape.

Popcru taken aback by Hawks, FBI cooperation

2017-10-21 07:00

The Police and Prisons Civil Rights Union says it has been "taken aback" by the Hawks' decision to cooperate with the FBI's investigation into the Gupta family.

SACP, Popcru claim top cop's case dockets removed to protect 'politicians'

2017-08-18 22:23

The SACP and Popcru have both condemned the recent confiscation of dockets from a top Eastern Cape Hawks detective.

Police to lodge interdict against picketing 10111 employees to 'prevent unlawful conduct'

2017-08-11 12:41

Following a violent picket by employees at the Midrand 10111 call centre, the police are to bring an urgent application in the Labour Court 'to prevent unlawful conduct' by the striking workers.

Phahlane wins defamation case

2017-06-30 18:08

The North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria has found in favour of former acting national police commissioner Lieutenant-General Khomotso Phahlane in his defamation suit against Popcru and its secretary, Steve Matsemela.

Popcru in a panic about Saftu - Vavi

2017-04-28 18:33

Saftu leader Zwelinzima Vavi says Popcru is desperately trying to divert attention from the crisis in the tripartite alliance by making defamatory statements against him.

 

SAPU wants police commissioner Sitole removed, Popcru disagrees

2019-02-28 22:30

The South African Policing Union is calling on Police Minister Bheki Cele to initiate a process where President Cyril Ramaphosa will establish a board of inquiry into the fitness of national commissioner General Khehla Sitole to hold office.

Cut ties with Bosasa immediately, Popcru tells correctional services

2019-01-18 15:07

Popcru has called for the Department of Correctional Services to immediately cease any work with Bosasa.

Popcru to defend cops arrested for murder

2018-10-07 18:04

Popcru says that it would provide legal assistance to eight police officers who have been arrested for murder and torture of a 25-year-old man last year.

ROUNDUP: Where to next for public sector wage deal?

2018-05-22 17:56

After seven months of negotiations, public sector unions and government have yet to sign a wage deal. Fin24 takes a look at where the deal stands for the main parties.

Reconfigure the alliance or we rebel - Popcru president Zizamele Cebekhulu

2017-11-04 12:25

If the proposal for a reconfigured alliance is not accepted by the ANC, we are going to rebel, Popcru president Zizamele Cebekhulu has said.

WC commissioner's 'absence conspicuous' as gang war rages – ANC, Popcru

2017-09-21 17:55

Western Cape provincial police commissioner Khombinkosi Jula is “conspicuous by his absence” in dealing with gang violence and the theft of police weapons in Cape Town, the provincial ANC and Popcru have said.

Police get interdict against striking call centre workers

2017-08-11 22:48

The SAPS has been granted a labour court interdict to stop striking 10111 call centre workers from harassing non-striking staff or damaging property.

Police union vows to intensify 10111 call centre strike

2017-07-28 13:18

Police union SAPU’s members have vowed to go on an intensified strike should negotiations over pay for their emergency call centre members prove fruitless.

Police using apartheid tactics against Western Cape top cops - lawyer

2017-05-04 13:36

The sudden transfer of two Western Cape top cops - Jeremy Vearey and Peter Jacobs - is reminiscent of the days when apartheid police never had to explain themselves, the Labour Court in Cape Town has heard.

Chief Justice break-in not random - Popcru

2017-03-20 12:30

The Police and Prisons Civil Rights Union says it suspects that the brazen break-in at Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng's Midrand office was not a random act of crime.

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