Back to work for 10111 call centre operators as strike is called off

The Police and Prisons Civil Rights Union (Popcru) says its back to work on Monday, following a strike by the South African Policing Union (Sapu).

Sapu called off their 10111 strike on Thursday after the Labour Court dismissed Sapu’s urgent application to rule whether the strike is protected.

The union, which represents over 700 striking employees, has written to the employer to notify them of the decision agreed upon by workers.

Popcru's Richard Mamabolo says members were mislead into joining the strike.

We have always maintained that before going onto the streets all internal processes should be exhausted and that is what Sapu failed to do.

Richard Mamabolo, Popcru spokesperson

They have now got most of their members who were participating, having to lose part of their salaries.

Richard Mamabolo, Popcru spokesperson

He says they will be looking into measures to address issues around the proposed salary hike.

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