Bolt news: Bolt drivers in Joburg to proceed their strike for trade regulations

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Bolt drivers in Joburg to proceed their strike for trade regulations

Drivers demanded that the trade be regulated, asserting they had been exploited for some distance too lengthy now.

Bolt SA drivers protesting at the e-hailing service's offices in Bryanston on 12 October 2020. Picture: Edwin Ntshidi/EWN
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JOHANNESBURG – E-hailing drivers on Monday acknowledged they would proceed with their protests in Joburg on Tuesday.

Drivers demanded that the trade be regulated, asserting they had been exploited for some distance too lengthy now.

Monday used to be a day of drama with top management at Bolt in Bryanston refusing to return out to unbiased accumulate the driver’s memorandum.

The drivers then blocked the essential entrance refusing to shuffle away, asserting they were now not going wherever except they showed up.

But drivers were compelled to delivery out the doorway after extra police were deployed.

“We now accept as true with got a commitment from Bolt. The vital seek recordsdata from that they’re prepared to meet is to accept as true with blocked drivers unblocked,” acknowledged a spokesperson for the drivers, Vhatuka Mbelengwa.

WATCH: ‘Stop the exploitation’

The drivers were expected to meet at Zoo Lake on Tuesday morning earlier than they made their methodology aid to Bryanston.

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Bolt drivers in Joburg to proceed their strike for trade regulations

Drivers demanded that the trade be regulated, asserting they had been exploited for some distance too lengthy now.

Bolt SA drivers protesting at the e-hailing service's offices in Bryanston on 12 October 2020. Picture: Edwin Ntshidi/EWN
  • Uber
  • Bolt
  • E-hailing

JOHANNESBURG – E-hailing drivers on Monday acknowledged they would proceed with their protests in Joburg on Tuesday.

Drivers demanded that the trade be regulated, asserting they had been exploited for some distance too lengthy now.

Monday used to be a day of drama with top management at Bolt in Bryanston refusing to return out to unbiased accumulate the driver’s memorandum.

The drivers then blocked the essential entrance refusing to shuffle away, asserting they were now not going wherever except they showed up.

But drivers were compelled to delivery out the doorway after extra police were deployed.

“We now accept as true with got a commitment from Bolt. The vital seek recordsdata from that they’re prepared to meet is to accept as true with blocked drivers unblocked,” acknowledged a spokesperson for the drivers, Vhatuka Mbelengwa.

WATCH: ‘Stop the exploitation’

The drivers were expected to meet at Zoo Lake on Tuesday morning earlier than they made their methodology aid to Bryanston.

Download the EWN app to your iOS or Android machine.

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