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26 July 2017 16:43 (South Africa)

Pick n Pay strike set for Friday

  • Andy Rice
    andy rice
    Andy Rice

    Andy Rice is a founding partner of Yellowwood Future Architects, a marketing strategy consultancy. In his other lives, he is the southern hemisphere's only supporter of Cambridge United Football Club, and was once upon a time the South African National Spoofing Champion. He has played football at Wembley and cricket at Lord's within the same weekend, but troubled the scorer on neither occasion. Things could only go up from here.

Pick n Pay workers will take strike action on Friday over wages and working conditions, the SA Commercial Catering and Allied Workers' Union announced on Monday. The union is demanding a R550 a month wage increase or 12%, whichever is more. Other issues under negotiation include a discount on basic items, the price of subsidised meals, and guaranteed working hours for part-time employees, among others.  Read more: Sapa, via Fin24

  • Andy Rice
    andy rice
    Andy Rice

    Andy Rice is a founding partner of Yellowwood Future Architects, a marketing strategy consultancy. In his other lives, he is the southern hemisphere's only supporter of Cambridge United Football Club, and was once upon a time the South African National Spoofing Champion. He has played football at Wembley and cricket at Lord's within the same weekend, but troubled the scorer on neither occasion. Things could only go up from here.

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