Introduction to SAEWA

The South African Equity Workers Association (SAEWA) is a trade union in South Africa registered with the Registrar of Labour at the Department of Labour (LR2/6/2/1157) in terms of the provisions of Sections 100 – 104 of the Labour Relations Act, Act 66 of 1995 as amended (LRA).  SAEWA is known, operates and is identified under the following names:

  • South African Electrical Workers Association;
  • South African Equity Workers Association;
  • Equity Union;
  • SAEWA.

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Mission Statement

To be a labour organisation that provides professional services and products to members in a diversity of trades, professions and occupations across a variety of economic sectors and to build relations with other, like-minded organisations both locally and internationally.

Vision Statement

To be the largest trade union in South Africa, free from financial capitalistic influences and liberated from political interference.

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