The South African Society of Bank Officials (Sasbo) secretary-general, Joe Kokela, has encouraged workers in the banking sector to report for duty on Friday.
The Labour Court has ruled that the banking strike cannot go ahead.
The Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) General Secretary, Bheki Ntshalintshali, has challenged the banking sector to consider the plight of the thousands of employees who face retrenchments within the sector.
Business Unity South Africa has advised consumers not to panic ahead of the South African Society of Bank Officials’ planned strike on Friday. The Labour Court in Braamfontein, Johannesburg, is on Wednesday expected to make a ruling on the application for an interdict against the strike.
The South African Society of Bank Officials has advised members of the public to withdraw money and fill up their tanks on Thursday. Over 40 000 members of the finance union which is affiliated to Congress of South African Trade Unions are expected to down tools against retrenchments in the banking sector.