South AFrica: Eskom strike may hit fans

source: Fin24
Jun 29 2010 22:39 P

Johannesburg – The largest union representing Eskom workers have decided to go ahead with a strike next week, which may leave households and businesses in the dark during the World Cup.

The National Union of Mineworkers’ (NUM) leaders have voted on Thursday to go on strike at Eskom from next week.

Eskom human resources managing director Bhabhalazi Bulungu said the public utility was waiting for formal communication from NUM and was still holding out hope of meeting the union on Wednesday.

Eskom would continue to seek dialogue while trying to prevent a strike.

“There are many options we can do. We can go to [continue reading]

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