Total blackout at SABC today as unionized workers cut down on tools

Total blackout at SABC today as unionized workers cut down on tools
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The Communication Workers Union (CWU) says they are moving forward with the total blackout at the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) on Friday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

According to CWU’s Aubrey Tshabalala, the blackout will begin with workers knocking over tools, followed by a slow and then a total blackout.

“We are encouraging our members to support the call for a blackout. Even if they can bring contingency plans, we think fresh news and content will take a hit. If we are essential, why is it necessary to lay off hundreds of essential workers? Tshabalala said.

This after the workers and their representatives went to the union buildings. Wednesday to deliver a memo to the president.

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