Not surprisingly, the Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU), one of the largest trade unions in the country representing some 2-million workers, embraced the news 6 with a caveat.
What does COSATU stand for?
COSATU stands for Congress of South African Trade Unions
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We have 2 other meanings of COSATU in our Acronym Attic
- Council of State Affiliate Representatives (American Geriatrics Society)
- Circle of Stone and Shadow (gaming)
- Committee on Southern Asian Studies (various locations)
- Congress of South African Students
- Corporate Science and Analytical Services Directorate (UK)
- Centre of Science and Technology
- Corporate Office of Science and Technology (Johnson & Johnson)
- Committee On Scientific And Technical Information
- Congress of South African Trade Unions
- Coalition of South African Trade Unions (est. 1985)
- Committee on South Asian Women (est. 1982)
- Congress of South African Writers
- Committee on South African War Resistance
- California Oaks State Bank
- Central Operations and Systems Branch (Australia)
- Chamber Orchestra of the South Bay (California)
- City of Oxford Silver Band (est. 1887; UK)
- Class of Service Buffer (data communications)
- Council of Schools for the Blind (US and Canada)
- Colorado Straw Bale Association (Durango, CO)
Samples in periodicals archive:
The Congress of South African Trade Unions said: "Get well and continue to inspire us.
The Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) said it filed seven-day strike notices on Thursday so that all its two million members could join the state workers strike, which they said would also target the mining and manufacturing sectors.
Moreover, the British Academic Union invited Bongani Masuku, the International Secretary of the Congress of South African Trade Unions, to explain the Congress's campaign against Israel.
The influential Congress of South African Trade Unions in particular, was in favour of loosening the treasury purse-strings and increasing spending on social and economic development programmes in a country with a roughly 25 per cent unemployment rate, by many calculations.
In the best tradition of labor solidarity, South African and Australian dockworkers responded by refusing to handle Israeli cargo, and the Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) "call[ed] on other workers and unions to follow suit and to do all that is necessary to ensure that they boycott all goods to and from Israel until Palestine is free.
The Congress of South African Trade Unions did not want Mboweni's contract to be extended when it expired this month.