Speaking at the uMzinto Correctional Centre where he is serving his sentence, May said he was against the destructive approach which has resulted in torching of trucks.
He said although he advocated for better working conditions, torching and looting of property was not what he believed in.
May was arrested after the September 5, 2013 tragedy, he spent 15 months in Westville Prison before he was sentenced to eight years behind bars in 2014.
He said he was aware truck owners were not all the same, some looked after their workers while others did not. May said he did not feel his boss took advantage of him because he was a foreigner.