Hayfields: Car guards sign ‘happy’ letter

2011-05-13 00:00

THE district manager of Nogada Guarding Service brought a letter to The Witness after Wednesday’s report about the “unfair” working conditions of car guards at the Hayfields Mall.

The guards complained about a daily R60 fee that they pay for them to work in the premises.

The manager, Chris Morfou, dismissed all the allegations that complainants presented to the newspaper. “These people are trying to discredit us,” Morfou said.

The letter, which is signed by about 20 car guards who work there, reads: “On behalf of the car guards at Hayfields Pietermaritzburg Shopping Centre we just want to take this opportunity to sincerely apologise for the embarrassment caused by the letter that appeared in The Witness newspaper.”

It also said they are very happy to work for the company and Hayfields clients.

However, the guard who complained was still adamant that they are not benefiting from the fee they pay daily. — WR.

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