DBN bus drivers’ strike continues

2015-01-05 00:00

DURBAN commuters who use the privately operated city bus service have been told to make other arrangements because of an ongoing strike by the bus drivers.

The majority of drivers employed by bus service operator Tansnat walked out on December 31, with the service running with a skeleton staff.

Municipal spokesperson Thabo Mofokeng said yesterday the strike would continue this week.

Due to incidents of intimidation, including the firing of shots at a bus at Ntuzuma yesterday, all drivers had decided not to get behind the wheel.

They are complaining about unpaid salaries for December and bonuses.

eThekwini communications head Tozi Mthethwa urged commuters to make alternative arrangements while the municipality engaged with Tansnat to find a solution to the problem. — WR.

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