Cosatu will be embarking on a nationwide strike tomorrow against corruption and state capture.
The federation has threatened to shut down the country as it marches on city halls‚ banks‚ the Chamber of Mines‚ Eskom and the SA Local Government Association.
Gauteng was viewed as one of the provinces that would be hit the hardest by the Cosatu strike. According to the provincial treasury, the province dominated the country’s economy, accounting for more than 40% of manufacturing, 33% of electricity and gas production and water output. The province’s construction sector accounted for more than 43%, while the wholesale and retail trade stood at over 35%.
A number of businesses across the country are expected to close as workers partake in a mass stay-away.
CPF have reported: All Roads leading to N1 , N12 & M1 will be closed due to tomorrow’s strike everyone is urged to make alternative plans in terms of traveling on different routes, reported : “Taxi drivers will be blocking all routes from as early as 3am on 27 September 2017”.
Please take note of proposed route and plan accordingly.
Gather at COSATU House in Braamfontein @ 10h00 and march to hand over memorandums to City of Joburg, DOL, Chamber of Mines, FNB &other Banks, Premiers Office.