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Pikitup members will continue strike until grievances resolved - Samwu

Pikitup municipal workers have entered their third day of protests and are demanding better salaries and the removal of the current CEO.

According to South African Municipal Workers’ Union (Samwu), the unprotected strike will continue until the demands of their members are met.

Samwu's Paul Tlhabang says the demands have not changed..

We want the removal of Pikitup CEO Amanda Nair based on serious allegations against her. We have submitted a dossier to Johannesburg Risk Assurance Services and will submit another to the City Manager. The other issue is around the benchmarking of salaries.

Paul Tlhabang, Samwu's deputy regional secretary

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