MTN strike finally over

July 16, 2015 12:22 pm0 comments
Two months protracted strike finally over

Two months protracted strike finally over

JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – MTN South Africa employees will to return to
work after the mobile network operator and the Communication Workers Union
(CWU) reached an agreement to end the strike immediately.

The newly-appointed Chief Executive Officer, Mteto Nyati , confirmed the
resolution of the deadlock.

“The agreement serves the common interests of MTN and the employees, and
allows MTN to focus on its core reason for existence, which is to deliver
services to its customers,” said Nyati.

On Thursday, CWU also confirmed reaching an agreement with the mobile
operator on a number of demands thus ending the eight-week strike.

The union announced workers will receive 12 percent bonus payments, while
casual workers will be converted to permanent.

More than a 1 000 MTN staff who mostly work in the call and service
centres across the country.

This impaired services much to the frustration of customers.

Nyati apologised for the inconvenience that MTN customers suffered during
the period of the strike, and thanked them for their patience and loyalty.

– CAJ News

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