Labour divided over the use of a lockdown to curb spread of Covid-19
Cosatu says the SA society has needs that are unavoidable and cannot be met by a lockdown
Organised labour is divided over whether SA should go into lockdown as it tries to curb the spread of the coronavirus, which has already infected 240 people in the country.
President Cyril Ramaphosa last week declared a national state of disaster, and a wide range of measures have been put in place to curb the spread. These include regulations restricting gatherings of over 100 people, travel bans, the early closing of schools and time limits for the purchase and consumption of alcohol. ..