Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU), Women Workers! Unite & Fight for Your Rights, 1988. Offset litho poster. Place of production and printing unknown. Artist: Trish de Villiers. COSATU initiated its Living Wage Campaign on 1 May (May Day) 1987, which continued until 1989. The campaign was aimed at closing the wage gap between senior management and workers, men and women, and skilled and unskilled workers. It also focused on having May Day, 16 June and Sharpeville Day (21 March) recognised as paid public holidays; and on securing paid paternity leave for women. Collection: CHR/UWC-Robben Island Museum Mayibuye Archives
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