PLANNED PROTEST ACTION AGAINST CIT VIOLENCE AND CRIME – KZN

Houghton 11 June 2018 –The Federation of Unions of South Africa (Fedusa) and the Motor Transport Workers Union’s (MTWU) have confirmed that planned protest action for Cash in Transit (CIT) protection officers will go ahead on Tuesday, 12 June 2018.

Last week, Fedusa, MTWU and South Africa’s major CIT companies met to discuss and agree on the high level principles and the rules of engagement for Tuesday’s protest actions. SBV Services believes it’s imperative for all parties to collaborate in order to mitigate the risks facing the cash services industry has announced full support of this action.

Protest action will commence at 9.30am from Gugu Dlamini Park on Samora Machel Road. Participants will make their way via Hoy Park via Masabalala Yengwa Avenue and Somtseu Road, to handover the memorandum at 11am.

“Our industry is faced with a severe crisis as a result of the daily spate of cash-in-transit attacks that threaten the safety of our employees and members of the public,” says Mark Barrett, SBV Services Group CEO. “SBV stands united with all stakeholders in the cash services sector in the fight against cash-in-transit violence and crime. The safety of people, our customer’s assets and our service levels are at all times a key priority for SBV.”

SBV has communicated with its clients regarding the protest action and will work closely with them to minimize the disruption to business.

 

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