Cabinet puts brakes on pension reforms

Government has decided to delay the controversial pension reform law by two years to allow for further consultation.

The Midday Report's Stephen Grootes on Thursday spoke to EWN reporter Rahima Essop about the substance of this change.

Listen to the conversation below:

(Minister in the Presidency) Jeff Radebe explained that Cosatu does not have to rubber stamp Cabinet's decisions.

Rahima Essop, EWN reporter

The President also mentioned in his State of the Nation Address last week that government acknowledges the concerns around the Act.

Rahima Essop, EWN reporter

I'm not aware of any scheduled protests that are supposed to take place today.

Rahima Essop, EWN reporter

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