Tag: Cosatu

COVID-19 –How the WHO word on Africa could influence SA big lockdown choice

The economic damage has already been done in most sectors. The South African Reserve Bank has warned that the lockdown could cause 370,000 people to lose their jobs and 1,600 businesses to go under.

Cosatu vs Mboweni over 2020 budget cuts

Cosatu General Secretary, Bheki Ntshalintshali and Xhanti Payi, Economist & Lead Researcher at Nascence Advisory spoke CNBC Africa in light of Finmin Mboweni’s proposal to cut the state's wage bill by R160.2 billion over three years.

SA trade union COSATU says it won’t allow workers’ wages to be slashed

South Africa’s largest trade union federation COSATU said on Wednesday that it would not allow workers’ wages to be slashed, after Finance Minister Tito Mboweni used a budget speech to promise cuts to the public sector wage bill.

Court blocks banking strike, union reacts

Banking union Sasbo and Cosatu have postponed tomorrow's strike after the Labour Court interdicted them. The banking strike was expected to be the biggest since 1920. The union which has about 50,000 members wants a moratorium placed on job cuts. Cosatu National Spokesperson, Sizwe Pamla joins CNBC Africa for more.

Cosatu to lead march against e-tolls

A big march is scheduled tomorrow against the seeming continuation of the e-tolls which are largely contested by Outa and Cosatu. CNBC Africa’s Karabo Letlhatlha spoke to Dumisani Dakile, Gauteng Secretary, Cosatu.

Cosatu supports Ramaphosa, but with some reservations

Cosatu supports Ramaphosa, but with some reservations

Hope for the future of the tripartite alliance

Hope for the future of the tripartite alliance

Why changes to South Africa’s labour laws are an assault on workers’ rights

Carin Runciman | University of Johannesburg The biggest changes to South Africa’s labour laws since 1995, shortly after the country’s first democratic elections, are currently being considered by parliament. If passed into law, they...
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