Workers at Shoprite to hold one-day strike on Friday

About 30,000 workers will down tools during the strike in protest against a change in working hours.

FILE: A Shoprite store in central Johannesburg. Picture: EWN

JOHANNESBURG - Workers at Shoprite will go on a one-day strike on 22 December to protest a change in working hours, their union said on Wednesday

About 30,000 workers will down tools during the strike, Mike Tau an official of the South African Commercial, Catering and Allied Workers Union said.

Tau said a full-blown strike would follow if the company failed to change the working conditions.