Cosatu, Saftu, Fedusa and Nactu with their affiliates marched to the Gauteng legislature in Johannesburg during the nationwide strike to protest against the loss of jobs, corruption and gender-based violence. Picture: THULANI MBELE
Cosatu, Saftu, Fedusa and Nactu with their affiliates marched to the Gauteng legislature in Johannesburg during the nationwide strike to protest against the loss of jobs, corruption and gender-based violence. Picture: THULANI MBELE

The economic effect of Covid-19 has filtered through to the job market with a number of firms planning to retrench workers.

Unions, however, do not think this is the way to go, and Fedusa has called for a moratorium on all layoffs in an effort to preserve jobs.

Business Day TV spoke to Fedusa general secretary Riefdah Amaj.

Fedusa general secretary Riefdah Amaj talks to Business Day TV about the moratorium on layoffs in an effort to preserve jobs

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