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    Cosatu in talks with government regarding cutting Eskom debt

    Cosatu in talks with government regarding cutting Eskom debt The Congress of South African Trade Unions, the country’s biggest labour federation, said significant progress was made on Wednesday in its talks with government and business over its proposed plan to cut Eskom Holdings SOC Ltd.’s...
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    The mother of all marches against Zuma – National shutdown coming

    The mother of all marches against Zuma – National shutdown coming Cosatu and the SA Communist Party have promised to take to the streets against President Jacob Zuma.
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    What it will cost you not to get an e-tag

    What it will cost you not to get an e-tag Many motorists have voiced their intention to not obtain e-tags and register for e-tolling
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    Mixed reaction to e-toll ruling

    Mixed reaction to e-toll ruling The Supreme Court’s dismissal of Outa’s challenge against e-tolls was welcomed by the transport department, but Cosatu vowed to continue the fight.
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    SANRAL suprised by call for e-toll documents

    SANRAL suprised by call for e-toll documents The DA’s call for access to e-toll documents was “surprising” as they were available on Sanral’s website
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    R664-million overseas e-toll bill shocks and appals

    R664-million overseas e-toll bill shocks and appals Cosatu is appalled that an Austrian e-tolling company expects to make about R664 million a year from the Gauteng e-tolling system, the trade union federation said on Thursday.
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    Protests a Ticking Time Bomb: Vavi

    Ongoing protests across the country are a ticking bomb about to explode, Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi said on Thursday. "Nineteen years later in a democracy we are becoming [the] protest headquarters of the world; we call that a ticking bomb about to explode," he told delegates at...
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    Vavi to continue to serve: COSATU

    Cosatu general-secretary Zwelinzima Vavi will continue to serve in his position, the trade union federation said on Wednesday. "There is no question that can arise about any of the leaders here," Congress of SA Trade Unions president Sidumo Dlamini told reporters in Johannesburg. "They...
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    E-toll protest cancelled

    E-toll protest cancelled A group of protesters who had gathered outside Cosatu headquarters on Friday morning dispersed after the march against e-tolls was cancelled.
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    E-toll protesters hit the streets

    E-toll protesters hit the streets A group of protesters at Cosatu’s Johannesburg headquarters took to marching
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    Cosatu e-toll protest not authorised

    Cosatu e-toll protest not authorised Cosatu has not been granted permission for a planned protest against e-tolls on Johannesburg highways
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    Cosatu e-toll fight gets wide support

    Cosatu e-toll fight gets wide support Cosatu will be joined by at least 10 civil society bodies and some religious leaders in a series of protests against the e-tolling of Gauteng highways
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    COSATU to march against e-tolls [and labour brokers]

    Cosatu has vowed to take to Gauteng's highways later this month to protest against e-tolling and labour brokers. The union federation had held discussions with both the Gauteng and national government in an attempt to persuade them to ban labour brokers and scrap e-tolls, Congress of SA Trade...
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    DA receives money from Israel: COSATU

    The Democratic Alliance has rejected claims that the party receives funding from the Israeli "lobby". "The DA has never declared anywhere that it received any money [from the lobby]," spokesman Mmusi Maimane said. He was responding to Congress of SA Trade Unions Western Cape secretary Tony...
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    Cronin Warns on DA and AMCU

    Workers needed to be wary of vigilante trade unions and the DA's attempts to rebrand itself, Deputy Public Works Minister Jeremy Cronin said on Wednesday. He said the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) was a vigilante union that had been formed by ill-disciplined former...
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    Bail for Workers Accused of Assault

    Three Jane Furse shop workers accused of assaulting a suspected shoplifter were granted bail of R2000 each by the Nebo Magistrate's Court, in Limpopo, on Monday. Gladys Maphanga, Refilwe Mzimba, and Thabanga Makuwa were arrested last week after allegedly assaulting Esther Mankge, 49, accusing...
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    COSATU Dismisses DA's Toll Claim

    Cosatu on Thursday rejected the DA's claims that the ANC was not supporting moves to oppose tolling in the Western Cape. "The position of the ANC in [the Cape Town] council was that we wanted further negotiations on the toll road issues, not running to court with wasting of millions of rands...
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    Involvement in SA Needs to be Lawful

    South Africans need to get involved in the affairs of the country, but without resorting to violence and looting, deputy public service and administration minister Ayanda Dlodlo said on Wednesday. Speaking in Durban, Dlodlo said that in recent months the country's image had taken a knock...
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    COSATU Will Fight for Rights: Dlamini

    Cosatu will fight to transform apartheid wage structures and craft a new minimum wage policy, president Sidumo Dlamini said on Tuesday. "We [are] meeting here today to lodge a fight... to claim what belongs to us, the workers," Dlamini said in Boksburg, east of Johannesburg. "These...
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    COSATU condemns e-toll bill

    COSATU condemns e-toll bill Toll road legislation was rushed through the National Assembly without an opportunity for public debate, Cosatu said
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