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TUCOSWA attends ILO Conference, reports teargas bus incident,killing of transport worker by Mswati’s police.

Friday, 9th June, 2023

GENEVA: The Trade Union Congress of Swaziland(TUCOSWA) has attended the International Labour Organization(ILO) Conference at the United States(US)and the ILO offices in Geneva.

The Conference commenced on the 5th of June and will last till the 16th of June 2023.

Wide range of issues affecting the labour space are being discussed and grouped into three main themes; a just transition towards sustainable and inclusive economics, quality apprecenticeships, and labour protection.

It has been disclosed that the firing of a teargas inside a bus transporting teachers at Nkoyoyo, was also reported to ILO.

Speaking to this Swaziland News, Secretary General of TUCOSWA Mduduzi Gina said other matters undergoing mediation,among others, are human rights violations in eSwatini, included the killing of a worker Sabelo Dlamini.

“Matters undergoing mediation among others include the killing of a worker Mr Sabelo Dlamini by state security forces at Luyengo during a peaceful protest action organised by the SWATCAWU on the 13th October, 2021 and the unprovoked assaults and shooting of public sector workers and throwing  of teargas canisters in a bus by the police," said the TUCOSWA Secretary.


TUCOSWA attends ILO Conference, reports teargas bus incident,killing of transport worker by Mswati’s police.
TUCOSWA President Bheki Mamba and Secretary General Mduduzi Gina.