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Constitution  |  Constitution

Last updated: 03 September 2010

The FAWU constitution is based on the following aims and objectives:

To organize all workers engaged in the Food Industry in South Africa into one (1) National Union and to use every legitimate means to induce all workers who are eligible for membership to become members;

To promote a spirit of trade union unity solidarity amongst members of the Union and amongst all workers irrespective of race or sex and to oppose any policy, practice or measure which will cause division or disunity amongst members or workers;

To promote the interest of members in particular, and workers in general;

To regulate relations between members and their employers, and to protect and further the interest of members, in relation to their employers;

To negotiate and enter into collective agreements between members and their employers in relation to their employment;

To promote workers leadership and build democratic structures at all levels within the Union;

To consider and advise on legislation or policies affecting the interest of members, to provide support for or oppose any such legislation or policies and to make representations to public and other bodies;

To co-operate with, and assist other progressive trade unions or worker organizations within South Africa and internationally in the general interest of the working class movement;

To assist members in obtaining employment and to endeavour to induce employers in the Food Industry to employ trade union labour;

To educate workers about their rights;

To provide legal assistance to members and / or Officials where it deems it in the interest of the Union to do so;

To endeavour to achieve decent standards of living and social justice;

To engage in other activities that appear to be in the interest of the union and its members and which are not inconsistent with the aims and objectives, or any matter specifically provided for in this Constitution.

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