Unions claim Clover hired hitmen to attack striking workers

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Clover employees picket outside CCMA offices on January 10, 2021 in Johannesburg. Photo: Gallo Images/Sharon Seretlo
Clover employees picket outside CCMA offices on January 10, 2021 in Johannesburg. Photo: Gallo Images/Sharon Seretlo

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The General Industries Workers’ Union (Giwusa) and Food Allied Workers’ Union (Fawu) are demanding that Clover CEO John Vorster resign.

They have accused the dairy giant of stalling before it called an ambulance when striking workers were kidnapped and beaten for hours outside Clover’s premises in Clayville in Olifantsfontein, Gauteng – in full view of the company’s management – on Monday.

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