10 September 2013
The congress of the South African trade
unions in the North West province on Monday
said that are disappointed with the manner in which the Kgetleng Municipality responded to the
notice to hold a protest action at the most expensive toll in the country last
Provincial secretary Solly Phetoe said that
the Kgetleng municipality failed to convene a meeting, as is required by
section 4 of the regulations of gatherings act but instead chose to prohibit
Cosatu from continuing with the action.
Phetoe said Cosatu has been making
application for the protest action against the Swartragens Toll gate and this
is not for the first time that the application has been denied.
Phetoe added that the first time the union
applied had agreed to all the conditions but the municipality refuses to grant
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