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Rand Water move to reassure 702Landers ahead of looming water strike

South African Municipal Workers Union (Samwu) has served Rand Water with notice to strike within 48 hours, which could put Gauteng's water supply under severe pressure. But having attended a briefing held by Rand Water, EWN reporter Govan Whittles says they want to assure customers that plans are in place to keep water flowing.

Samwu demanded a 10-percent increase for lowest paid workers, nine percent for middle income workers and eight percent for supervisors. It also demanded a 12-percent incentive bonus and R2,150 housing allowance across the board.

Govan Whittles

Click below to hear Govan Whittles unpack the backstory with 702’s Xolani Gwala...

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