Metrobus strike: Commuters warned of complete shutdown on Monday

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Amid threats of violence, Metrobus said it would halt all services after the company and workers aligned to Demawusa continue to be at loggerheads over a list of grievances, including failed wage negotiations.
JOHANNESBURG – Joburg Metrobus has said services will come to a complete halt on Monday following ongoing strike action by its drivers.

The company and workers aligned to the Democratic Municipal and Allied Workers Union of South Africa (Demawusa) have been at loggerheads over a list of grievances, including failed wage negotiations.

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The union demanded a salary increase of 18%, but Metrobus said it is unable to meet that demand.

Metrobus spokesperson Goodwill Shiburi said the company's attempt to talk with the union while operations continue through the strike have failed.

Shiburi said services would be suspended due to threats of…
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