According to the Congress of South African Trade Union, South
Africa’s unemployment is a national emergency created by the failures of the
COSATU Spokesperson Sizwe Pamla says that COSATU has noted
the statements coming from Minister of Finance Pravin Gordhan that the unemployment
is a national emergency.
He says they actually agree with him with regards to that
and it is a result of the Treasury’s
According to Pamla what the Minister is doing is to deflect
attention away from the fact that for the last 20 years the Treasury policy has
done very little in terms of transformation and to structure the economy.
The structure of the
economy has continued to side-line the majority of South African workers in
particular from participating in the economy.
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