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Concerns raised around Post Office’s plan to retrench up to 6k workers

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Cosatu has raised concern around the South African Post Office’s plan which could see up to 6,000 workers lose their jobs. The trade union is now calling on national government to step in and stop the planned retrenchments which the Post Office is blaming on a stagnant economy and a lack of funds. Cosatu says that retrenchments, namely in state owned enterprises further pushes more and more people into poverty and cripples the rollout of much needed services.

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