SABC workers to down tools


Thousands of SABC employees are set to down tools to protest looming retrenchments. Unions say more than 800 workers received retrenchment letters. They now want the president to intervene. eNCA's Manqoba Mchunu has more. Courtesy #DStv403

JOHANNESBURG - Hundreds of SABC employees are expected to head to the Union Buildings in Pretoria to protest over job cuts at the public broadcaster.

They want the SABC board to be dissolved and for retrenchments to be halted.

READ: Union calls for SABC board to be removed

The public broadcaster has issued letters to its employees in recent weeks, notifying them of the lay-offs.

Unions now want President Cyril Ramaphosa to intervene.

READ: 303 SABC employees to be retrenched

The SABC says contingency plans are in place.

The public broadcaster says the ‘no work, no pay policy’ will apply, but the unions insist their protest action will continue indefinitely. 

* eNCA's Manqoba Mchunu reports.


Paid Content