Cosatu has called on the government to ease Covid-19 lockdown restrictions, saying the state cannot run the embattled economy on relief grants, the Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) and food parcels.

Trade union federation spokesperson Sizwe Pamla told Business Day on Monday that SA needs to move to level 3 “as soon as it is safe to do so” and the move must be guided by the need to save lives and minimise infections...

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