Johannesburg - Parties involved in a national transport
strike are scheduled to continue wage talks on Thursday evening, the employer
Road Freight Association spokesperson Magretia
Brown-Engelbrecht said separate talks took place with a Commission for
Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA) facilitator on Wednesday.
"Parties engaged yesterday with the CCMA facilitator
separately. This process will continue today. A joint session has been
scheduled for early this evening," she said in a statement.
On Wednesday three trade unions, jointly claiming to
represent 15 000 workers, agreed to adjust their pay demand in an attempt to
end a protracted strike by thousands of truck drivers.
The SA Transport and Allied Workers' Union (Satawu), which
represents about 28 000 workers in the strike, is not included in the unions'
Several truck drivers have been injured and one killed in
violence related to the strike, now in its third week.
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