Cosatu’s terrified by the prospect of job losses in the aviation industry, following reports that South African Airways (SAA) would be implementing cost-cutting measures.
The Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) said it was actually bitterly disappointed by the findings made in the Heher Commission’s report.
Cosatu has blasted Minister of Finance, Malusi Gigaba, following reports that he supports a four percent salary increment for political office bearers.
Cosatu said it still had some reservations about the South African Social Security Agency’s (Sassa) plans to take over the distribution of social grants.
NEHAWU said it was gravely concerned by the state of the South African government and the African National Congress, under Jacob Zuma.
Cosatu said this government had hit an all-time low during the past financial year, following the release of the Auditor-General’s latest findings.
The Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) said plans by Sibanye Gold to retrench about 2 000 workers could not be justified.
Cosatu said it was completely unacceptable that the South African unemployment rate remained at 27 per cent during the third quarter of 2017.
The Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) said the Tripartite Alliance was still relevant, as the quest to achieve a Democratic Revolution continues.
The ANC’s alliance partners have rejected Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba’s mid-term budget, delivered on Wednesday, as a failure.