Public sector strike imminent

JOHANNESBURG – Public sector trade unions have decided to continue putting pressure on government to accept their 10 percent wage hike.

A process will get underway to mobilise members towards strike action, with a notice due to be served on 22 February.

READ: Public Sector Wages | Govt misleading public – Unions

Unions are also planning to skip Friday’s Special Council meeting with government, meant to kick-start negotiations for the 2023/2024 financial year.

There will be pickets at the Finance Minister’s and MEC’s budget speeches in the coming weeks.

Author: editor

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