Cosatu in the Free State says the move to place the troubled Maluti a Phofung Municipality in QwaQwa under administration in the Free State, is not enough.

The labour federation supports calls to have the municipal council dissolved.

This follows a week of unrests by municipal workers over unpaid salaries while residents protested over power cuts and water.

“We are addressing the organisational structure of this organisation, the issue of paying third parties and addressing the issue of over staffing at the executive level. If those things are not addressed, then there is no way that we can convince workers to back to work,” says Cosatu’s Free State secretary Monyatso Mahlatsi