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Sat Apr 30 15:08:19 SAST 2016

Transport strike talks continue

Sapa | 03 October, 2012 15:00
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Talks between striking truck drivers and employers continued on Wednesday at the road freight bargaining council in Braamfontein, Johannesburg.

Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant addressed the negotiators, said Magretia Brown-Engelbrecht, Road Freight Employers' Association spokeswoman.

"She called on the parties to endeavour to resolve the dispute. The talks continue."

SA Transport and Allied Workers' Union spokesman Vincent Masoga said his union was committed to the negotiations.

"Our negotiators are still in there... we hope for the best."

The strike, in its second week, had been marred by violence and intimidation. Drivers wanted a 12 percent salary increase while employers offered 8.5 percent for next year, and another 0.5 percent the following year.

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