South Africa's second opposition party, EFF, supports worker strike against SAA

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- politicalanalysis.co.za | 5 months ago

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) and the South African Cabin Crew Association (SACCA) would lead the SAA strike involving 3 000 workers, including technical and non-technical staff.

Responding to the move, the cash-strapped SAA said it would ground all its domestic and regional flights to minimise flight delays as a result of the strike. South Africa’s second opposition, Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF), jumped on to the opportunity presented by the strike and announced that it would support the industrial action.

EFF spokesperson, Mbuyiseni Ndlozi, said the party did not only support the strike action but would also join it.

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