Public sector unions prepare for national strike

Public sector unions say they will give details on their national strike early next week. Denosa says a crippling strike will go ahead unless government makes an offer closer to inflation. #dstv403

JOHANNESBURG - Public sector unions say they will give details on their national strike early next week.

The Cosatu-affiliated unions are rejecting government's 3 percent increase.

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Police union Popcru, nursing union Denosa and health union Nehawu are among the unions that want double-digit increases.

They are yet to issue a notice to strike.

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But the Public Servants Association has already started lunchtime pickets.

It wants a 6.5 percent increase.

Denosa says a crippling strike will go ahead unless government makes an offer closer to inflation.

Source
eNCA

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