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Trade unions use collective bargaining as recruiting turf by potraying rivals as sell-outs

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Minister of Employment and Labour Thulas Nxesi. Photo: Rosetta Msimango
Minister of Employment and Labour Thulas Nxesi. Photo: Rosetta Msimango


Some trade unions are using collective bargaining as recruiting turf for membership by painting their rivals as sell-outs and resorting to intransigent tactics. 

This is according to Labour Minister Thulas Nxesi who was speaking at the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA) annual labour conference at Birchwood Hotel in Boksburg on Thursday.

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