Sumary of Public sector wage negotiations enter final stretch:
- The crucial public sector wage negotiations have entered the final stretch.
- Government and public sector unions have until the end of next week to finalise a new wage agreement for the country’s 1. 2 million civil servants.
- In the video below, public sector wage negotiations enter final stretch: The SADTU general-secretary, Mugwena Maluleke, who is also the convener for all Cosatu-affiliated unions, is confident that a deal will be reached.
- Big Cosatu-affiliated unions, the National Education, Health and Allied Workers’ Union (Nehawu) and Police and Prisons Civil Rights Union (Popcru) have rejected the offer, leaving the Public Servants Association (PSA), a Federation of Unions of South Africa (Fedusa) affiliate, as the king-makers.