Strikers stop power repairs

2008-09-17 00:00

Strikers yesterday deflated tyres of municipal vehicles and they parked cars across the gated entrances to the Havelock Road electricity and waste departments to prevent employees who were not striking from going to substations to restore the electricity supply.

Protesting workers marched up and down between the two departments. At the electricity department, clerical staff who were at work were told to come out and join the marchers.

Protesters were singing songs demanding immediate action from management. “Things should happen quickly because we want money,” said one of the songs.

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