Rubbish piling up is an uncomfortable metaphor for SA

30 March 2016 - 02:21 By The Times Editorial

Filth pervades the streets of Johannesburg as striking rubbish removal workers flex their bargaining muscle and prove a point that all work, no matter how lowly skilled it might be, is important in a society.Members of the South African Municipal Workers Union are turning the city into a garbage tip as their unprotected strike enters its third week amid demands for higher pay and the removal of a Pikitup boss.

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