Contractor’s job on the line due to strike

Tremaine van Aardt

A NELSON Mandela Bay construction worker is afraid he will lose his job if the traffic department strike does not end soon.

The fed-up L&P Construction employee was turned away on Friday when he went to the traffic department to do a specialised licence test, which he had booked three months ago.

Greenbushes resident Calton Frame, 36, said the traffic department strike, now in its second week, had put him in a tight corner as one of the conditions of his employment contract was that he have a licence “by the end of August”.

“I am so tired of this monkey-pality in charge of the Bay,” he said.

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