Clover admits to not paying workers their full 13th cheque, employees shot at with rubber bullets

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Clover workers, who have been on strike for nearly nine weeks, marched through Johannesburg city centre on Tuesday, calling for a boycott of the company’s products. Photo: Supplied
Clover workers, who have been on strike for nearly nine weeks, marched through Johannesburg city centre on Tuesday, calling for a boycott of the company’s products. Photo: Supplied
Masego Mafata

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Dairy giant Clover insists there was nothing untoward about the deductions it made from employees’ 13th cheques. It explains that the deductions were meant to compensate for the work not covered by striking employees.

The 13th cheque bonuses were due to be paid on January 14 as ordered by the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA) last Monday.

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