The union yesterday put the Telkom strike up for a vote – in which the majority wanted it to end. For now, its back to work.
An ongoing sabotage of Telkom infrastructure is costing the parastatal dearly, and the firm suspects striking CWU workers are to blame.
The union wants mobile operator MTN to stop its planned outsourcing of call centers – or face a protracted strike.
Telkom has over the last two years entered into a reshuffling structure, and the union wants to stop further retrenchments.
The Communication Workers Union says the strike will focus on Telkom, Vodacom and the Post Office.
Network operator issues apology to customers, but neither side wants to budge.
MTN’s 173 helpline is out of service as the workers’ strike goes into a new week.
Three days in and MTN commits to resolving impasse.
The Communication Workers’ Union claims that Telkom has retrenched more people than what it initially said it needed to.