COSATU meets provincial government on education, to avert strike action

22 August 2012

COSATU today met the Provincial Government around the closure of schools and need for equality in educational in the Western Cape. This meeting was convened under the auspices of NEDLAC at the Cape Town International airport.

This meeting was forced on the Provincial Government by NEDLAC in terms of the NEDLAC act and the Labour Relations Act, given that Zille has refused to meet COSATU on any matters related to the Province due to her hostility to the unionís movement and workers.

The meeting agreed on the following:

These were a constructive negotiation and we look forward to further progress in this regard.

For questions please call COSATU Western Cape Provincial Secretary, Tony Ehrenreich, at 082 7733 194