Unions vow to ‘cripple’ Clover over wages and retrenchments feud

Unions vow to ‘cripple’ Clover over wages and retrenchments feud

2021-11-29 10:00:00 PM

Unions vow to ‘cripple’ Clover over wages and retrenchments feud

Giwusa and Fawu, the unions leading the strike, say they represent about 5,000 workers at Clover

Luyolo MkentaneUnions have vowed to “cripple” operations at SA’s biggest dairy producer Clover ahead of the busy festive season after a deadlock with management over above-inflation wage increases, retrenchments, and other conditions of employment.The General Industries Workers Union of SA (Giwusa) and the Food and Allied Workers Union (Fawu) — both affiliates of the SA Federation of Trade Unions (Saftu) — downed tools last Monday and embarked on an indefinite strike for a wage increase of 10%...

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Yes cause that will solve everything, more likely disinvestment and exit to more stable environment How stupid can you be? Why should increases be above inflation? In today’s economic climate, the Clover employees are very privileged to be getting increases at all. Most are not & millions are unemployed altogether.

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