Budget 2021

Mini budget: 'Business as usual' not viable - Cosatu

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Cape Town – The Mid-Term Budget Policy Statement should acknowledge that "business as usual" was not viable anymore, the Congress of SA Trade Unions (Cosatu) said on Tuesday.

“Our position and expectations is that the Treasury’s statement will reflect the dire situation that our economy is in,” Cosatu said in a statement.

The union federation hoped that the mini budget would bring about “coherent policy proposals aimed at intervening in the economy to avoid a looming crisis”.

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