Along with many citizens, I was appalled this month by the photographs and televised reports of security guards on the rampage in Cape Town while on their way to deliver a monograph to Parliament complaining about their pay and conditions of service.
The Da Vinci Code, written by American author Dan Brown and published in 2003, has proven a humdinger of a novel.
Three may keep a secret, if two of them are dead.
– Benjamin Franklin
Employers are constantly looking for opportunities to reduce their liabilities and maximise profit. After all, profit-making is the paramount object of establishing an enterprise.
Numerous fatalities, injuries, the murders of two SA Transport and Allied Workers Union (Satawu) members, the torching of two train carriages and various other vehicles, the stoning of vehicles, the attempted derailing and petrol-bombing of other Metrorail trains and, as without prejudice was being prepared for the presses, the riots in Cape Town's city centre.