Cosatu (Congress of South African Trade Unions) embarks on a national strike to mark International Day for Decent Work on Friday to express their concerns regarding the challenges faced by workers in South Africa.
In an interview with 702's John Robbie, provincial secretary Dumisani Dakile, said the various memorandums being delivered raise the exploitative working conditions of workers, calls for an efficient public transport system, abolishing labour brokers and free higher education.
The march will deliver memorandums to the following public officials and organisations:
- City of Joburg mayor, Herman Mashaba
- Gauteng MEC for Transport, Dr Ismail Vadi
- Gauteng MEC for Finance and Economic Affairs, Barbara Creecy
- Gauteng MEC for Human Settlements, Paul Mashatile
- Chamber of Mines of South Africa
- Spar in Ghandi Square
Listen to the interview below:
Raising serious issues that prevent workers from being productive. We will also be raising the demand for free quality higher education in our country.— Dumisani Dakile, Cosatu provincial secretary