CWU, SACP and Bemawu to picket outside SABC’s offices over job cuts

CWU, SACP and Bemawu to picket outside SABC’s offices over job cuts

The unions who represent SABC staff are expected to wear black and hold a lunchtime picket to save their jobs.

FILE: The SABC offices in Auckland Park, Johannesburg. Picture: Christa van der Walt/EWN

JOHANNESBURG – The Communications Workers Union (CWU), the Broadcasting, Electronic, Media & Allied Workers Union communications union (Bemawu) and the South African Communist Party (SACP) will picket outside the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC)‘s offices in Auckland Park on Friday afternoon over proposed job cuts.

The national broadcaster announced recently that it would lay off almost 1,000 permanent employees and about 1,200 freelancers due to financial constraints.

The unions who represent SABC staff are expected to wear black and hold a lunchtime picket to save their jobs.

Source: EWN

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