• All Share : 51629.23
    UP 0.41%
    Top40 - (Tradeable) : 45069.02
    UP 0.45%
    Financial 15 : 14393.56
    UP 0.56%
    Industrial 25 : 67697.77
    DOWN -0.10%
    Resource 10 : 32578.11
    UP 1.76%

  • ZAR/USD : 14.0365
    UP 0.60%
    ZAR/GBP : 17.0994
    UP 0.27%
    ZAR/EUR : 15.24
    ZAR/JPY : 0.1344
    UP 0.52%
    ZAR/AUD : 10.6496
    UP 0.11%

  • Gold US$/oz : 1264.3
    DOWN -0.07%
    Platinum US$/oz : 928
    DOWN -0.54%
    Silver US$/oz : 17.43
    DOWN -0.34%
    Palladium US$/oz : 622
    DOWN -1.27%
    Brent Crude : 51.61
    UP 0.43%

  • All data is delayed by 15 min. Data supplied by Profile Data
    Hover cursor over this ticker to pause.

Fri Oct 21 18:49:17 SAST 2016

JMPD officers 'not on strike'

Lizeka Tandwa | 04 January, 2016 21:59
It is still unclear when Samwu intends on embarking on their strike. File photo

The Johannesburg Metro Police Department (JMPD) has assured motorists that their officers are not on strike.

In a statement on Monday evening, JMPD spokesperson Wayne Minnaar said: “JMPD management wants to thank officers for not heeding the call from the union to strike during this festive season when officers are needed most.”

Minnaar said all their officers who were meant to report for duty did so on New Year’s Eve. 

“They worked diligently with the SAPS, EMS and Disaster Management in the Hillbrow and CBD where nine suspects [were] arrested for crimes which included rape, vehicle theft and possession of dangerous weapons; they also closed down two liquor outlets and helped to search six buildings which were identified as being problematic,” the statement read.

This comes after South African Municipal Workers' Union (Samwu) announced last week that its 3 000 members would go on strike this week.

It is still unclear when Samwu intends on embarking on their strike.

Source News 24


If you have an opinion you would like to share on this article, please send us an e-mail to the Times LIVE iLIVE team. In the mean time, click here to view the Times LIVE iLIVE section.