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28 Jan 2019 | 05:20 PM UTC

South Africa: Johannesburg Metrobus workers launch indefinite strike January 28

South Africa News Alert

Union calls for Metrobus workers in Johannesburg to launch indefinite strike starting on January 28; transportation disruptions expected

TIMEFRAME expected from 1/28/2019, 12:00 AM until 2/1/2019, 11:59 PM (Africa/Johannesburg). COUNTRY/REGION Johannesburg

Event

The Democratic Municipal and Allied Workers Union of South Africa (DEMAWUSA) trade union has called for Metrobus workers in Johannesburg to launch an indefinite strike starting on Monday, January 28. According to union representatives, the strike is being organized over wage disputes. As of January 28, it remains unclear how long the strike will last. Nevertheless, Metrobus officials have stated that negotiations between the transportation operator and the trade union are at an advanced stage. Transportation disruptions on the city's Metrobus network are to be expected during the strike.  

Advice

Individuals in Johannesburg are advised to budget extra time to reach their destinations.

 

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