Tiso Blackstar journalists accuse Sanef of 'turning blind eye' to plight over pay


- fin24.com | 7 months ago

In the wake of a looming industrial strike by union members of media group Tiso Blackstar, journalists there have accused the South African National Editors Forum (Sanef) of turning a blind eye to their plight.

Subscribe to Fin24's newsletter here"Journalists and other employees of Tiso Blackstar are on the verge of an industrial strike due to the injustices they face at the hands of their employer. We are of the view that Sanef is ignoring the issues because this affects mostly black journalists," shop stewards of the Saftu affiliated Information Communication Technology Union(ICTU) said in a letter to the editors' forum.

 Last week Wednesday ICTU said that it estimated 200 members planned to embark on various forms of industrial action from March 14 over what they said was poor pay, among other things.

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