The Broadcasting, Electronic, Media and Allied Workers Union (BEMAWU) have threatened strike action against the SABC if their demands are not met. Today, they had a meeting with the SABC executive team.
BEMAWU president Hannes du Buisson says that meeting SABC executive Nomsa Piliso was in good spirit. He say that they were informed around some of their issues and investigations that are taking place.
[Piliso] was very open and wanted to listen to all of our concerns.— Hannes du Buisson, BEMAWU President
Despite this, not all the issue raised by BEMAWU was addressed to their satisfaction. The executive member has said they she will respond to these by next week Wednesday, after she meets with the chairman.
Du Buisson says if they do not receive answers by then, BEMAWU will go on strike.
The clear mandate from members were, if tehy do not get a decisive answer by Wednesday they will embark on a strike.— Hannes du Buisson, BEMAWU President
Listen to the full interview below: