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Welcome To The

Food & Allied Workers Union

The Food and Allied Workers Union (FAWU) is a trade union in South Africa. It was formed through the amalgamation of the Food and Canning Workers’ Union, the Sweet, Food and Allied Workers’ Union and the Retail and Allied Workers’ Union. FAWU is a founding affiliate of the South African Federation of Trade Unions (SAFTU).

FAWU Presents

Clover Strike

The Food and Allied Workers Union (FAWU) is proud to present a Clover Strike.

Fawu Says

FAWU Statement

ments At SA Breweries

FAWU fights job losses at SA Breweries.

The Food and Allied Workers’ Union (F.A.W.U.) will be battling the latest wave of retrenchments by SA Breweries announced at the end of January this year.

FAWU Statement

EPOL feeds strike hamper production

Members employed by Epol Feeds, a division of RCL Foods in Worcester have engaged in protected industrial action as of Monday 5 February as a result of a wage deadlock between Food and Allied Workers’ Union and the company.

FAWU Statement

Unlawful Suspension

FAWU Statement On The Unlawful and Unconstitutional Suspension Of SAFTU General Secretary, Cde Zwelinzima Vavi

FAWU Covid Guidelines

Download our Guidelines to  Lockdown

Food & Allied Workers' Union (F.A.W.U)

protect our workers

# Mandatory PPE

# Social Distancing

# No Unfair Labour Practices!!

We Must Speak to Be Heard

Social Awareness

Every month, FAWU organizes a workshop for workers to gather and learn more about their right in the workplace. .

Past Protests

Peaceful protests organized by FAWU representatives.

FAWU’s National Leadership

National Office Bearers 2022


FAWU campaigns

The Food and Allied Workers Union (FAWU) wants to pay tribute to one of our great former leaders,
Dr. Neil Aggett, a white trade union leader and fierce labour activist who died in detention on 5 February 1982 after being arrested by the South African Security Police on November 27, 1981, whilst busy organizing a mass action campaign meeting in Langa in Cape Town.

FAWU Commemorates the 40th Anniversary of Neil Aggett Death

Why It Is Important

I stand for simple justice, equal opportunity and human rights. The indispensable elements in a democratic society – and well worth fighting for


Anti-apartheid activist and politician

If you want peace, you don’t talk to your friends. You talk to your enemies.

Desmond Tutu

South African Anglican cleric and theologian

There is no passion to be found in playing small – in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.

Nelson Mandela

Ex-President of South Africa

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Contact Us


7 Steve Biko St, Guguletu, Cape Town, 7750

Head Office - Cape Town


General Secretary: Mayoyo Mngomezulu

Deputy General Secretary: Vuka Chonco

Finance Department

Head of Finance: Abduraghman Solomon
Internal Auditor: Richard Johannes
Creditors Clerk: Renye Isaac
Debtors Clerk: Colleen Lenders
Admin Clerk: Zerelda Laattoe

Information & Technology

Media & Communication

Traveling & Accommodation

Traveling & Accommodation

Satellite Head Office - Gauteng

Head of Recruitment

Head of Membership

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About F.A.W.U

The Food and Allied Workers Union is a trade union representing workers in the food processing industry in South Africa.

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