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Ighsaan Schroeder of the Casual Workers Advice Office explains why Cosatu called for a general strike against the practice of labour broking. However, he argues that the trade union federation’s call for a ban on labour brokers is highly problematic for a number of reasons, not least of which is Cosatu's inability to respond to the changing nature of the South African work force.