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Food and Allied Workers Union

Full name Food and Allied Workers Union
Members 85,000
Affiliation COSATU
Key people Phillip Khage, president,
Katishi Masemola general secretary ,
Wellington Mothata Deputy Secretary
Office location Cape Town, South Africa
Country South Africa

The Food and Allied Workers Union (FAWU) is a trade union in South Africa. It was formed through the amalgamation of the Food and Canning Workers' Union, the Sweet, Food and Allied Workers' Union and the Retail and Allied Workers' Union.[1]

FAWU is a founding affiliate of the Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU).


  1. ^ Gerhart, Gail M.; Glaser, Clive L. (2010). From Protest to Challenge: A Documentary History of African Politics in South Africa, 1882-1990. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press.  

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