'Workers are doing double work. They earn peanuts, struggle to make ends meet'

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- capetalk.co.za | 4 weeks ago

What’s the point of Cosatu still being part of the ANC alliance if they’re going to be complaining every year that they don’t listen… Right now, the ANC government is trying to renege on this deal… And Cosatu still says it’s part of the alliance… E-tolls are still there, so what’s the point of the alliance? Clement Manyathela, presenter - Midday Report President Cyril Ramaphosa met with representatives from the Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) on Monday.

Last week, Finance Minister Tito Mboweni tabled a budget that proposes to cut Government’s gargantuan wage bill by R160 billion over the next three years. Civil servant salaries have skyrocketed by 40% - in real terms – over the past 12 years with no increase in productivity, admits Treasury.

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