SA Unions Threaten Strike Over SAA CEO's Resignation

June 6, 2019
The unions' members at the airline include baggage handlers, ramp agents, technicians, cleaners, security, cabin crew, pilots, check-in agents, corporate employees as well as catering staff.

JOHANNESBURG  -The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa and the South African Cabin Crew Association have said their members' jobs and the future of struggling national carrier SAA are at stake after the resignation of CEO Vuyani Jarana, threatening a possible strike if he is not reinstated.

Jarana announced his resignation from South African Airways over the weekend, citing the airline's mounting debt and lack of support from the government as a shareholder.

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