The Democratic Alliance has called
for an audit of the Communications Workers Union membership at the South
African Post Office.
This as CWU members at the Post
Office are threatening to embark on a strike if their wage demands are not met.
DA Deputy MP of Telecommunication
and Postal Services Cameron MacKenzie said the proposed protest action is
certain to negatively impact on the entity’s turnaround plan for a sustainable
MacKenzie said the Communications
Workers Union represents a certain number of workers but no one is quite sure
how many that is.
“We believe and certainly the post
office believes that that’s a minority of the work force. So
what we need to do is conduct a membership order within the South African post
office and found out exactly how many members are represented by the
Communications Workers Union and then we will know how to respond to this
threat for industrial action that’s holding the post office, its customers and
the people who dependent on it for employment hostage” MacKenzie added.
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