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CWU expects thousands to join today's march

Members will march from Parktown to the offices of the Public Protector & Gauteng Premier.

A few of Communication Workers Union (CWU) member waiting outside the Cosatu house ahead of their march today, against what it says is the alarming level of incompetence and maladministration at the South African Post Office on 29 October 2015. Picture: Kgothatso Mogale/EWN.

JOHANNESBURG - The Communication Workers Union (CWU) says it expects at least 4,000 of its members to march today, against what it says is the alarming level of incompetence and maladministration at the South African Post Office.

The union is expected to march from Parktown to the office of the Public Protector and Gauteng Premier, where a memorandum of demands will be handed over.

The Labour Court granted a final order against the union yesterday, saying any march or picket at any Post Office would be unprotected.

The 'no work no pay' principle would also apply.

CWU provincial secretary Jabulani Mncube says this will not deter them from their plans

"There has never been a march that workers were paid to attend. We will march whether we get paid or not and there is no bourgeois court that will dictate on how we should run our programme." [sic]

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