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Putco refutes inhumane treatment of suspended workers

# Bus company Putco refutes metalworkers union Numsa’s allegations of inhumane treatment of suspended workers, dismissing them as baseless. The company denies withholding bonuses and salary increases from 2020, clarifying that all employees have received their due increases and bonuses. Putco defends amending suspension conditions, stating it is within their rights. The company also denied claims of forcing workers to sit in cages, stating suspended employees have suitable accommodation. Spokesperson Lindokuhle Xulu urges Numsa to stop incitement and consider the impact on passengers who depend on their services.