Johannesburg - Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi has
been appointed as a board member of parastatal Industrial Development
Corporation (IDC), according to a report on Thursday.
"I hope to put on the table (a) decent work agenda. I
am hopeful the board will support enterprises that will create jobs," Vavi
told the Sowetan newspaper.
"IDC is tasked by government to create more jobs."
Vavi would retain his position at the trade union federation
while serving the corporation.
The appointment became effective on November 28. Vavi said
he was confident of creating more jobs and that the government supported his
nomination to the board.
"Cabinet wants us to make a difference," he told