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'Eskom is making workers pay for management's mismanagement and corruption'

7 June 2018 2:09 PM
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Saftu says Eskom will be retrenching 10 000 jobs in the next three years on top of the wage cut this year.

South African Federation of Trade Unions national spokesperson Patrick Craven says Eskom is shifting the consequences of their mismanagement and corruption on the backs of the workers.

This comes after Eskom kept its pay offer to workers at zero percent in the second round of wage talks.

0% is a wage cut.

Patrick Craven, Saftu spokesperson

In real terms, it means every Eskom worker will have less money to spend on the essentials of life.

Patrick Craven, Saftu spokesperson

READ: Government workers to embark on strike on Monday over wage demands

They are saying that over the next three years they will get rid of more than 10 000 jobs which means a lot of workers will be retrenched.

Patrick Craven, Saftu spokesperson

Craven says Eskom will retrench more workers due to the new renewable energy contracts, take a listen...


7 June 2018 2:09 PM
Tags:
Eskom
Strike
Wage negotiations
Coal
saftu

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