Inside Labour | Cracked and depleted labour movement must unite to save the unemployed

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Labour movements need to unite for a better society, writes Terry Bell. Picture: iStock
Labour movements need to unite for a better society, writes Terry Bell. Picture: iStock

COLUMNIST - INSIDE LABOUR

It is particularly pertinent because the combined labour movement or, at least, a major part of it, has come together to stage a protest next Wednesday, dubbed the International Day for Decent Work by the International Trade Union Confederation. Labour will seek ways to preserve jobs as business seeks more post-Covid-19 ways of shedding them for “operational reasons” under section 189 of the Labour Relations Act.

Read: Jobless rate drops to 23.3%, while expanded measure soars to 42%

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