Eskom granted interdict against strike

Eskom has secured an interdict to halt the illegal strike action at nine of its power stations. #DStv403

JOHANNESBURG - Eskom has secured an interdict to halt the illegal strike action at nine of its power stations.

The power utility reached a deadlock with trade unions in wage negotiations earlier this week.

READ: Eskom appeals to striking staff to put SA first

It says a combination of unit breakdowns, lack of diesel reserves and the protest action pushed it to introduce Stage 4 power cuts on Friday morning.

Eskom’s Chief Operations Officer, Jan Oberholzer, says striking workers have been intimidating non-striking workers.

READ: Eskom implements Stage 4 power cuts

The utility appealed to its striking workers to put South Africa first.

The latest outages are going to last until Sunday evening.

Source
eNCA

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