South Africa 22.6.2018 02:12 pm

Armed response security guards protest in Fairland

Beagle Watch and CSS Tactical armed response employees are protesting today. Image: Northcliff Melville Times

Beagle Watch and CSS Tactical armed response employees are protesting today. Image: Northcliff Melville Times

Security company employees took part in a protest at the company’s headquarters this morning.

Beagle Watch and CSS Tactical armed response employees took part in a protest at the security company’s headquarters on Smit Street in Fairland on Friday morning, Northcliff Melville Times reports.

According to a Northcliff Melville Times reporter on the scene, reaction officers are demanding better wages and working conditions.

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Police who are on the scene have closed the street.

The employees have been protesting since the early hours of the morning.

Unconfirmed reports suggest that no reaction officers and security vehicles will be patrolling the area during the strike until their demands have been met by the company’s management.

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