COSATU


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COSATU

(ˌkəʊˈzɑːtuː)
n acronym for
(Industrial Relations & HR Terms) Congress of South Africa Trade Unions
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COSATU, one of the catalysts for the fall of apartheid regime, comprises one-third of the so-called tripartite alliance of 1990 that forms the ruling African National Congress.
5 million members to punish ANC at the polls because it continued to sideline tripartite partners in making key decisions.ANC is part of a tripartite alliance with Cosatu and the South African Communist Party (SACP).
President Ramaphosa said: Cosatu plays a critical role in the lives of South Africas workers and is a vital ally in our national effort to achieve inclusive growth in our economy and equality and cohesion in our society.
Losi - who became the first woman to lead South Africa's largest trade union federation - made the remarks on Thursday at COSATU's 13th National Congress in Johannesburg, the Palestine Information Center reported.
Johannesburg [South Africa], Apr 17 ( ANI ): The Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) South African delegation on Tuesday called on the party leaders of South African Communist Party (SACP) at Congress of South African Trade Union (COSATU) House here to discuss the persecution of Mohajirs by the armed forces in Pakistan.
And adding to Ramaphosa's troubles in the fallout in democratic South Africa, will be the splits within Cosatu, which led to the largest trade union, Numsa (the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa), being expelled in November 2014.
"This economic downgrade is a big deal for COSATU, which is first and foremost an economic entity with the responsibility to look after the interest of its members and the working class.
"Ramaphosa has been giving speeches that could be interpreted as he's running as a successor, and he has been endorsed by COSATU. So people are coming to the forefront and it's starting to be more of a race in the public's eyes.
SATUCC and COSATU should make efforts to have a greater participation in the SADC structures and shape it according to the interests of Southern African workers.
The powerful Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU), a key ally of the ruling African National Congress, said it was opposed to the government doing any business with Israel because of alleged human rights violations.
The DA's march was met by members of the Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU), and a violent street battle erupted with both sides blaming the other for starting the violence.
The decision has further strained ties between the ruling ANC party and its main ally, the Congress of South Africa Trade Unions (Cosatu).