Trade union federation Cosatu and its affiliate, finance union Sasbo, were left nursing bloodied noses after the labour court halted their planned strike set to shut SA’s banks on Friday.

It didn’t take long for the unions to reply with familiar and predictable slogans. A few minutes after Judge Hilary Rabkin-Naicker had delivered her ruling, union leaders criticised her for favouring “capitalism”...

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