14 truck drivers hospitalised after security guards fire rubber bullets at a meeting

14 truck drivers hospitalised after security guards fire rubber bullets at a meeting
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Johannesburg – A meeting between EPS Courier Service and it’s truck drivers ended badly, with 14 drivers landing in hospital after a private security company fired rubber bullets at them. 

The meeting, held on May 4, was meant to provide drivers with clarity on their transfer from EPS to Innovative Staffing Solutions. It was said that 65 truck drivers were in attendance at the meeting held at the companies Germiston premises. 

A truck driver who was shot in the thigh spoke to The Star anonymously. 

“We went to the meeting with peace adhering to Covid-19 regulations. We sat outside, applied social distancing and there was never a strike. We don’t mind being transferred but they should give us what we…



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