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Spur CEO opens up about his letter to majority-Afrikaner union Solidarity

25 May 2017 6:52 PM
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The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews Spur CEO Pierre van Tonder.

Spur CEO Pierre van Tonder penned an open letter to trade union Solidarity after the union voiced its support of a boycott of Spur in response to an incident in March which saw a white man banned after behaving aggressively towards a black woman.

(Read: Spur is bleeding from right-wing boycotts)

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviewed Van Tonder.

Listen to the interview in the audio below (and/or scroll down for quotes from it).

Trade unions, one assumes, act in the best interest of workers.

Pierre van Tonder, Spur

I’m gobsmacked!

Pierre van Tonder, Spur

It’s a political agenda.

Pierre van Tonder, Spur

We were offered advertising space on their [Solidarity] website.

Pierre van Tonder, Spur

The boycott is [still] holding.

Pierre van Tonder, Spur

We’re assisting the affected franchisees.

Pierre van Tonder, Spur

People haven’t looked at the footage properly.

Pierre van Tonder, Spur

Especially when a man grabs a child and pulls him across the table… it’s not acceptable!

Pierre van Tonder, Spur

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25 May 2017 6:52 PM
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