Negotiations stall as striking petrol workers demand 9% increase

Negotiations between striking petrol union workers and their employees have reached a deadlock after the strike commenced last week. Consumers have been left desperate as some petrol stations experienced disruptions in service.

Workers are refusing to back down on their demand for a 9% wage increase, while the union is offering 7%.

702's John Robbie spoke to Deputy Chairperson of the National Petroleum Employers Association, Zimisele Majamane, about petrol pumps running dry.

Listen to the interview below:

Insofar as when we can find an agreement or find each other and end the strike, I'm not sure at this stage as there are no plans for planned negotiations or meetings.

Zimisele Majamane, National Petroleum Employers' Association

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