[LISTEN] #Sona219: Cosatu hopes for clear plan and targets to create jobs

President Cyril Ramaphosa is set to present his State of the Nation Address (Sona) on Thursday.

Aubrey Masango spoke to Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) parliamentary co-ordinator Matthew Parks to find out what the organisation expects to hear from the president.

We had a very progressive job summit hosted by the president last year, positive agreements yet we have seen after that business has been retrenching more workers and even parastatals have wanted to join the queue of throwing workers into unemployment.

Matthew Parks, Parliamentary co-ordinator - Cosatu

Our number one hope is for a clear plan by government - clear time frames, targets, objectives to create jobs.

Matthew Parks, Parliamentary co-ordinator - Cosatu

Click on the link below to hear the full conversation...


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