Possible public sector strike

Public Servants Association

JOHANNESBURG - A public sector strike is looming as unions have rejected a government wage offer which expired on Wednesday.

The Public Servants Association says it is on the cusp of giving government a seven-day strike notice.

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It comes as the Reserve Bank this week flagged a steep rise in the number of work days lost to strike action.

Workers rejected government's three percent increase and a monthly R1,000 cash gratuity which comes to an end in March next year.


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