Union representing Bosasa workers shocked by liquidation announcement

The South African Postal Workers Union says it was shocked to hear that Bosasa has filed for voluntary liquidation on Monday.

Sapwu national organiser Moses Sefala says there was a demonstration at the Lindela Repatriation Centre after the news broke.

Read: Bosasa trading as African Global Operations to be liquidated

We were very shocked because we were hoping to have an amicable resolution to our demands.

Moses Sefala, National organiser - Sapwu

About 4 500 employees stand to lose their jobs following the voluntary liquidation announcement.

Sefala says it has requested a meeting with Bosasa's management to find out what will happen to the employees.

We have requested an urgent meeting with the management of Bosasa to get full clarity on the matter because what we have now is just a letter without any explanation as to what the led them to this decision.

Moses Sefala, National organiser - Sapwu

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