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Tucsa, noun

Forms:
Also TUCSA.
Origin:
Acronym formed on Trade Union Council of South Africa.
historical
A federation of trade unions, formed in 1954 and dissolved in 1986. Also attributive.
Note:
By 1983 Tucsa was by far the largest union federation in the country, but subsequently shrank in size.
1966 Survey of Race Rel. 1965 (S.A.I.R.R.) 238Tucsa appears to maintain more careful membership records than do some of the other bodies...During 1965 Tucsa has concerned itself increasingly with African workers.
1987 Race Rel. Survey 1986 (S.A.I.R.R) I. 239In his presidential address on 2 December — when TUCSA’s dissolution was announced — Mr Robbie Botha attacked the government, the emerging black unions, and the 25 unions that had disaffiliated from TUCSA in the last three years, blaming them all for the organization’s demise.
A federation of trade unions, formed in 1954 and dissolved in 1986. Also attributive.

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