Pikitup workers down tools again

Pikitup workers have decided to embark on another unprotected strike, which will see rubbish piling up around Johannesburg.

Sumitra Nydoo on Friday spoke to Pikitup spokesperson Jacky Mashapu to clarify what is happening because another strike had just been resolved.

Listen to the conversation below:

Our workers decided to embark on yet another unprotected strike and this will affect refuse collection in all the regions of the city of Johannesburg.

Jacky Mashapu, Pikitup spokesperson

What I hear on the ground is that there is an allegation of a 14th cheque... In the agreement there is no talk of the 14th cheque, so we were all taken by surprise.

Jacky Mashapu, Pikitup spokesperson

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