The tripartite alliance says it wants to address all "irritations" that are causing internal divisions at their five day summit.
Both agree that South Africans simply cannot afford the proposed 25.3% increase, which would have a terrible impact on the economy and job creation.
Labour unions in wage negotiations have left the bargaining table, insisting that the state violated a recent increase agreement.
The trade union federation has told rebel unions to attend central executive committee meetings or face expulsion.
Three Cosatu affiliates have accused Sdumo Dlamini of using a CEC meeting to further their own agenda and have decided to boycott it.
The NEC has said the trade union federation divisions remained unresolved because the factions ignored the recommendations of the ANC task team.
Divisions in the Chemical, Energy, Paper, Printing, Wood and Allied Workers' Union over investments and a trust for members have spilled into court.
Unions are likely to accept the state's latest public sector wage offer and bring to an end seven months of negotiations and the threat of a strike.
Cosatu's policy is one sector, one union but there could be two, metalworker's union if Numsa has its way.
Cosatu boss Sdumo Dlamini says the rebel unions had only identified unity and cohesion as issues they want to be addressed, not electing new leaders.
Trade union federation says it had planned to hold the meeting, but Numsa says legal intervention was needed to compel it to do so.
Zwelinzima Vavi will not appeal his expulsion from Cosatu as general secretary, unless it holds what he calls a legitimate congress.
Numsa and eight rebel Cosatu affiliates have asked the courts to intervene after eThekwini Municipality withdrew its earlier permission for a march.
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Lulamile Jack, leader of Umkhonto we Sizwe Military Veterans Association in Limpopo, has threatened to kill Zwelinzima Vavi for tearing Cosatu apart.
Zwelinzima Vavi is ready to fight for or against Cosatu, and he is leaving the decision of the direction of the battle in the hands of workers.
The internal money problems are probably most damaging, as they reveal a state of financial mess more dire in magnitude than what Vavi is accused of.