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DisChemEWN reports that Dis-Chem employees affiliated to National Union of Public Service and Allied Workers (Nupsaw) were protesting outside the retailer's head offices in Midrand on Wednesday morning.  

About 500 workers were demonstrating over organisational rights for union affiliation.  The union's Solly Malema said that members were being discriminated against, with some being denied a 13th cheque.  “Company’s refusing to grant us the organisational rights in terms of Section 21 and during December when the company was paying annual bonuses, they completely refused to pay union members annual bonuses.”  Police indicated that some roads in the area have been closed off.

  • This short report by Kgomotso Modise is at EWN

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