A large group of municipal workers who belong to the SA Municipal Workers Union (SAMWU) has marched to the offices of the City of Cape Town on Saturday, May 1. As reported by SABC, the group demanded that the disciplinary charges be dropped against the five hundred workers who allegedly participated in a strike three years ago.
The union also wants the city to abandon several Public Works projects in the metro. A memorandum was also handed over to the offices of the Western Cape government. Meanwhile, SAMWU has also threatened to take to the street in a bid to convince City bosses to not fire more than 500 firefighters.
The firefighters are facing disciplinary hearings for refusing to work as required. According to IOL, the workers allegedly committed wilful gross misconduct during October 1 and 8, 2019, when they allegedly participated in an unlawful strike by refusing to work according to their shift system.
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