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COSATU embarks on nationwide protest action

Date: Oct 8, 2021

COSATU embarks on nationwide protest action

The Congress of South African Trade Unions - COSATU today embarked on a nationwide protest action. The one-day strike action is aimed at putting pressure on the government to change its current fiscal policy of freezing public sector wages and cutting budget allocations to social services including the dispute resolutions body, the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA). The Cosatu strike aims to get the attention of the National Treasury ahead of Finance Minister Enoch Godongwana's Medium-Term Budget Policy Statement in Parliament next month. On #SAfmBTH with Aldrin Sampear spoke to Matthew Parks, Parliamentary Coordinator for the Congress of South African Trade Unions, Cosatu

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