S. Africa's Municipal Workers Strike

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"More than 200,000 South African municipal workers walked off the job on Monday, fueling the ongoing labor strife that has rocked the mining industry and Africa's biggest economy."

Reuters, Agnieszka Flak

More than 200,000 South African municipal workers walked off the job on Monday, a trade union said, in a strike which intensifies labor strife that has rocked Africa's biggest economy.

Disruptions are expected to garbage collection and water repairs in urban areas but the indefinite action should not deal as heavy a blow to the overall economy as previous strikes in the mining and fuel sectors, which may curb growth. . .View full article

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