In the Spotlight - DENNIS GEORGE – SECRETARY GENERAL OF FEDUSA

Dennis George is the General Secretary of the Federation of Unions of South Africa (FEDUSA). He started his involvement in the labour movement as an organiser for the Transnet Allied Trade Union (TATU) in 1991 and went on to become the Assistant General Secretary of the Technical Workers Union (TWU). He was the Chairperson of the National Board for Further Education and Training until 2010, board member of the South African Qualifications Authority from 1998 and served for two terms of office until 2004, member of the Tourism Empowerment Council of South Africa for 3 years, member of the National Skills Authority since April 2000 and appointed to serve on the Human Resource Development Council of South Africa since 2010. As General Secretary of FEDUSA, he is now actively involved in NEDLAC and the MLC to influence fiscal, monetary, trade, economic development and labour market policy through social dialogue in conjunction with business and government.