Why we should stand with the striking retail workers

Despite their best efforts to smile and hide their frustration, many of us would have noticed the exhaustion and despair in the eyes of the super-exploited cashiers that serve us in the supermarkets.

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In 2018, Shoprite sued 93 of its workers for taking strike action over low wages. Photo The Namibian
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RISING INEQUALITY

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Shoprite workers on the picket line in Windhoek in December 2019. Photo NBC
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Retail workers convene at Zoo Park in Windhoek. Photo: Namibian Economist

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