Gqeberha Spar workers strike over pay
Union asked for 8.1% while the company is offering 3%
Spar as team sponsor originally announced if the team win gold they would pay R1 million to the team, R750,000 for silver and R250,000 for bronze plus R200,000 for qualifying for the semi-finals.
Spar franchise owner Chris Giannacopoulos has strongly rejected allegations of unfair labour practice at his family group’s Zambezi outlet, saying there is a campaign of vilification being waged against him.
The previous owner of the Zambezi Spar in the north of Pretoria says that after Chris Giannakopoulos took over her branch, he fired all the employees and hired new staff.
EWN revealed on Monday that the Spar Guild had instructed that Chris Giannakopoulos shall play no further part in the management and control of Spars within his various companies.
EWN has learned that the organisation that runs the Spar supermarket franchise has instructed that a human resources audit be conducted at all the Spars owned by Chris Giannakopoulos, who has been accused of assaulting staff and unfair labour practice.
Giannakopoulos first started making headlines in October last year when he was accused of beating a female employee at a Food Lover's Market store in Hartebeespoort.
Half-year sales rose 5.6% to R50 billion ($3.95 billion), slowing from the 12.6% growth the company reported a year earlier.
The second day of hearings by the Competition Commission into the grocery retail sector is expected to resume on Tuesday.
The retail store says it cannot dictate what customers can and cannot wear when they're shopping.
The ASA found liquor store Tops guilty of capitalising on PJ Power’s battle with alcohol for its own gain.
Spar says it was within its rights to run with the campaign as this was part of a larger pyjama party theme.
The All-share index notched up a record 52,984 before pulling back slightly at 52,967.
Massmart has filed an anti-competition complaint to fight their exclusive leases with shopping centres.
Top retailers implicated in the meat scandal ill soon meet with the National Consumer Commission.
Several South African retailers are now probing their own meat labelling practices.
Spar, Pick n Pay, Woolworths, Shoprite and Fruit & Veg City have been implicated in the meat saga.
Names of the supermarkets identified as stocking incorrect labelled food were released.
Some food retailers say they are sure their meats are 100 percent tested and labelled correctly.