Shop Stewards Conference 2024

The conference will focus on reaching collaboration through strong leadership between the employer, union and the workforce.

“The Department of Employment and Labour has warned that businesses that do not comply with the country’s labour laws could face prosecution. The department’s inspector General Aggy Moiloa led her team on a blitz drive at Southern Sun Hotels in Gauteng as the department embarks on a compliance drive at all Southern Sun facilities countrywide.” – SABC News¹

With the above in mind, Intelligence Transfer Centre (ITC) have organised the 14th Annual Shop Steward Conference, taking place from the 21 to 23 February 2024 at Indaba Hotel, Fourways, Johannesburg, focusing on reaching collaboration through strong leadership between the employer, union and the workforce.

The conference will feature 4 panel discussions:

  • Profit sharing and Share Ownership for transformation of lives of mine workers and how development of mining communities can be implemented
  • Championing women in the Trade Union movement
  • Labour Migration for Africa and how it has contributed to economic growth and skills transfer
  • Sexual Harassment and GBV in the workplace – how to unblur the lines

Other key strategies and topics that will be discussed include: Collective bargaining in the metals and engineering industry, the Benefits of Collective Bargaining Agreements that are based on current cost of living and Consumer Price Index (CPI), the Future of Work and Implications for Trade Union, discussing the importance of observing labour rights, and fair treatment in the workplace and internal disciplinary case review.

Some speaker organisations include: Transnet, Eskom Holdings Soc Limited, Steel And Engineering Industries Federation Of South Africa, South African Municipal Workers Union (SAMWU), National Union Of Metalworkers Of South Africa (NUMSA), Botswana Mineworkers Union, Solidarity, South Africa Police Union (SAPU), Zimbabwe Diamond Allied Mineral Workers Union, National Education, Health And Allied Workers’ Union (NEHAWU), Mineworkers Union Of Namibia, Anglo American Platinum, Gold Fields Ghana Limited.

To register for the conference, contact Amrita on 0113262501, or

Venue: Indaba Hotel, Johannesburg
Dates: 21, 22 & 23 February 2024


Adair Mable Zizhou, Senior Research and Development Project Manager
Tel: 011 326 2501