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saccawu thumb100 TimesLive reports that the SA Commercial‚ Catering and Allied Workers’ Union (Saccawu) and the Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) have announced a one-day nationwide strike by members at Shoprite Checkers on Friday (22 December 2017).  

Cosatu said the protected strike was expected to be supported by more than 30‚000 Saccawu members who work for the supermarket chain.  The workers’ demands include a reversal of changes to working hours‚ the reinstatement of Sandton Checkers’ employees who were dismissed for protesting against these changes‚ safe transport for workers who work night shifts and a guaranteed number of minimum working hours for part-time workers.  The union will be holding marches and protests in various towns all across the country on the day of the strike.


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