Staff down tools at Pick n Pay hypermarket Klerksdorp


Employees at Pick n Pay hypermarket, downed tools after a colleague tested positive for Covid-19 yesterday”


Klerksdorp – Pick n Pay hypermarket in Wilkoppies was abruptly closed today after one employee tested positive for #Covid-19.

The staff members at this large retail store became divided after others refused to perform their duties, while others went into the store to carry out their daily duties.

The management of the Pick n Pay hypermarket, had subsequently told the staff that the store went through deep cleaning and fumigation last night, which led to employees demanding prove, something the store could not provide.

Later on the staff called their shop stewards who are the union representative to address the matter with their employer.

The union discussed the matter with the employer, and an agreement was reached to close the store for two days, our sources told us that the store is expected to re-open on Monday.

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