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Cosatu vows to push back against proposed wage cuts

Trade union federation Cosatu has labelled the 2020 Budget “provocative”, saying that instead of a clear diagnosis of the problems facing SA, National Treasury attempted to “dump the bill for industrial-scale looting on public servants”. A key item in the Budget was a proposal to cut the state’s wage bill[…]

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Cosatu to lead march for safe, reliable rail system

The Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) will lead a march in Cape Town on Thursday morning to highlight its demand for a reliable and affordable commuter rail system. Cosatu Provincial Chairperson Motlatse Tsubane says they have had several meetings with the relevant stakeholders to raise their unhappiness about[…]

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ANC alliance partners to draft economic growth strategy

African National Congress (ANC) President Cyril Ramaphosa says the party’s National Executive Committee will meet with the South African Communist Party (SACP), Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) and South African National Civic Organisation (Sanco) this weekend to draft a strategy that will assist in growing the economy. He[…]

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Major banking strike planned for September

The country’s largest financial union is planning a major strike to take place at the end of this month. Tools will be downed as Sasbo members prepare to protest over planned retrenchments in the banking sector. Sasbo – or the South African Society of Bank Officials – is 73 000[…]

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