The AA said an industrial action by the Chemical, Energy, Paper, Printing, Wood and Allied Workers’ Union (CEPPAWU) is scheduled to begin at 06:00 on Thursday July 28 2016 in South Africa
All motorists to be aware of the planned action and to ensure they have fuel.
The strike will affect all refineries and depots of petrol companies. This strike does not include petrol pump attendants, but will start to impact motorists once the pumps at petrol stations start to run dry.
It is unclear how long this industrial action will last, but motorists should monitor media, and social media reports, for updates.
The energy workers plan to strike over wages it said on Wednesday. Around 23 000 workers in the petrochemical and pharmaceutical sectors are expected to down tools, Clement Chitja, head of collective bargaining, said.