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Migrant workers union in SA conduct a tour to meet foreigners

by Stephen Jakes
20 May 2015 at 08:40hrs | Views
The newly formed  MIgrant Workers Union South Africa (MIWUSA) has launched a meet the people tour in the South Africa's Kwazulu Natali Province in effort to meet foreigners living in that country, it has emerged.

This was revelaed by the Zimbabwe Permits Assist associoation which said the time has come for all migrants living in the province of Kwazulu Natal to unite under the banner of Migrant workers Union of South Africa (MIWUSA).

"The leadership of MIWUSA, ZIWUSA in conjunction with SA organizations will be criss-crossing KZN province in a bid to meet every foreigner living in there," Zimbabwe Permits Assist said.

"Our goal is to ensure that migrants are unionized, protected and provided with service. We will be registering members FREE of charge, we will be distributing MIWUSA pamphlets."

The organisation said MIWUSA  will be also registering those willing to attend our launch, next Month in Johannesburg.

"So often, migrants have been accused of not joining Unions and accepting jobs at cheaper rates," said Zimbabwe Permits Assist. "Lets change this perception, to avoid unnecessary clashes with local employees. Make a date with us, in your communities and your work place, we will come. From Wednesday 20 May - 25 May we will be yours."

The organisation said MIWUSA intend to visit saloons, firms, schools, hospitals with migrants workers.

"Please tell us where you are, group yourselves and whatsapp us on 0710505602. We will visit areas like Marizburg and its surroundings, Durban, Stanger, Pinetown. Call us and make date with us Come and ask your questions about permits issues, immigration process etc. Dont cry foul tomorrow for failing to utilize our availability," said the organisation.

Source - Byo24News
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