Vavi to step down in 2012
By Kim Saulse
25 September 2009
The Trade Union federation, Cosatu, ended its national conference in Midrand yesterday with the announcement that its general secretary will step down in 2012.
Zwelinzima Vavi said that his present term will be his last. Addressing delegates at the conference,Vavi said he can’t stay forever.
Vavi was re-elected to his position by congress delegates, but he said if he were offered a position in the ANC leadership he will not refuse.
Cosatu also announced its nominees to fill the trade union federation’s top position.
S’dumo Dlamini ,Zwelinzima Vavi and SACTWU's Freda Oosthuysen was nominated as treasurer.