WATCH: Chaos as Pikitup strike continues

WATCH: Chaos as Pikitup strike continues

Rubber bullets and water canons dispersed protesting Pikitup workers in the Johannesburg CBD on Thursday.

Police presence at Pikitup protest JHB_jacanews

Members of the South African Municipal Union Workers (Samwu) have been protesting outside the Pikitup head offices since the beginning of the week.

Workers are protesting over over working conditions and salary increases.

Johannesburg Mayor Parks Tau, along with councillors, was in Braamfontein this morning as part of a clean-up operation following days of violent protests.

Pikitup management has issued a final notice to protesting workers to return to work or face disciplinary action.

(Photo: Samkele Maseko)

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