Chemical, Energy, Paper, Printing, Wood and Allied Workers' Union

The Chemical, Energy, Paper, Printing, Wood and Allied Workers' Union (CEPPWAWU) is a trade union representing workers in various industries in South Africa.

CEPPWAWU
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Full nameChemical, Energy, Paper, Printing, Wood and Allied Workers' Union
Founded1999
Members67,000
AffiliationCOSATU, WFTU
Key peopleWelile Nolingo (general secretary)
Office locationJohannesburg, Gauteng
CountrySouth Africa
Websitewww.ceppwawu.org

The union was formed through the merger of the Chemical Workers' Industrial Union (CWIU) and the Paper, Printing, Wood and Allied Workers' Union (PPWAWU) in 1999. At the time of the merger, the union had 93,000 members, which had fallen to 64,100 members by 2011.

CEPPWAWU is an affiliate of the Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU).

LeadershipEdit

General SecretariesEdit

1999: Muzi Buthelezi[1]
2002: Welile Nolingo[1]

PresidentsEdit

1999: Pasco Dyani[1]
2008: Jacob Mabena[1]
2011: Thamsanqa Mhlongo[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e "About us". CEPPWAWU. Retrieved 23 March 2021.