strike thumb medium85 85TimesLIVE reports that Durban Solid Waste workers are on strike again.  Waste workers have gone on strike at least three times since the start of the year.  

On Tuesday morning, the workers used municipal vehicles to block traffic on the N2 highway near Higginson Highway and on Umgeni Road in Springfield Park.  eThekwini municipal spokesperson Msawakhe Mayisela advised that the current strike was illegal.  He indicated:  "The leadership of the municipality is meeting with the unions to ascertain their grievances to map a way forward … The workers have not yet tabled their grievances, but it is understood the protest action relates to pay.”


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