#PODCAST: eThekwini Municipality say the backlog on waste collection is expected to be tackled immediately

By Newsbreak Producer Shanell Daniel - A backlog on waste collection throughout the eThekwini Municipality is expected to be tackled immediately. This follows challenges of waste collection in the city since last week, after a stand-off between management and workers over an issue in relation to the implementation of overtime changes. Organized labour have accused management of implementing the changes without proper consultation. Mayoral Spokesperson Mluleki Mntungwa says an urgent meeting was held yesterday with the leaders of organized labour to find a solution to the problem, during which both the city and unions agreed to reopen consultations around the issue of overtime. Mntungwa assures members of the public that workers will resume their duties while consultations are ongoing...