NUM tells Ramaphosa to scrap Eskom split plan, Numsa calls for strike

The unions are calling the split a form of ‘privatisation’.
Unions representing Eskom employees are calling for action against the plan to split the utility. Picture: Dean Hutton, Bloomberg

South Africa‘s National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) on Friday urged President Cyril Ramaphosa to reconsider his plan to split state power firm Eskom into three separate entities, saying it would lead to large-scale job losses.

Read: SA to split Eskom in rescue plan – Ramaphosa 

“The NUM is going to fight tooth and nail against the unbundling of Eskom,” the union, which says it has more than 15 000 members at Eskom, said in a statement. “It is the privatisation of Eskom to enrich the elites.” 

Numsa says to strike over Eskom split 

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) said on Friday that it would organise “rolling mass action, protests and strikes” over President Cyril Ramaphosa’s pledge to split state power firm Eskom.

Read: SA to split Eskom in rescue plan – Ramaphosa 

Numsa, which says it represents roughly 10 000 of Eskom’s 48 000 employees, said the plan to split Eskom into three separate entities was “privatisation through the back door” and would lead to massive job losses. 

Read: Unions warn Ramaphosa on jobs after Eskom split pledge

 

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Do these unions wants a bankrupt country or jobs for the useless?

Lets put the two drunken sailors together,

1. NUM (viz trade unions) – aka SOCIALISTS = the feckless that has taken SA’s productivity to some of the lowest levels on earth.

In short: THE USELESS WEKKA.

2. SOWETO (viz the freeloaders) – aka SOCIALISTS = the feckless that refuses to pay for anything in SA.

In short: THE USELESS BRADDA.

Here is the solution:

– Let the useless wekka, supply the useless bradda and then press the stopwatch, for the countdown to Venezuela.

– We will have our own independent state – thank you…

Cyril needs to study the career of Margaret Thatcher who dealt with militant trade unions and put the UK economy back on track.

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