Bus Strike a 'Last Resort', South African Transport Union Says

"We only started striking three months after negotiations started. The bus strike was the last resort," South African Transport Allied Workers Union spokesperson Zanele Sabela has said. At least 50 bus companies across the country are not operating as the strike intensifies following failed wage negotiations between the unions and bus company bosses.

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The countrywide bus workers' strike that started last Wednesday continued on Monday. Bus workers' salaries are negotiated at the South African Road Passenger Bargaining Council by unions and employer ...


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