CoCT: The demands of MyCiti drivers on strike are as yet unclear

The MyCiti bus users were left stranded on Monday when drivers embarked on what the city has described as an "illegal strike".

It is not yet clear what the driver's demands are, says mayco member for transport, Brett Herron.

Herron says the drivers should've liaised with their unions and employers before inconveniencing commuters. He says the service is still disrupted as drivers are gathered outside the civic centre.

Read: Bus strike hurting our pockets and affecting our jobs, becry Cape commuters

I am really disappointed by the strike because there were no demands made prior to the strike that I am aware of.

Brett Herron, Mayco member for Urban Development and Transport

There can't be any justification for disrupting the public transport service in this kind of manner four months after a collective agreement was reached.

Brett Herron, Mayco member for Urban Development and Transport

The drivers need to liaise with their employer and structures to resolve the matter and not the City.

Brett Herron, Mayco member for Urban Development and Transport

Herron says there is no contingency plan put in place to assist commuters at this point.

To hear the rest of the conversation with Brett Herron, listen below:


This article first appeared on CapeTalk : CoCT: The demands of MyCiti drivers on strike are as yet unclear


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