Teachers threaten to go on strike, maybe

By Andy Rice 16 July 2010

The SA Democratic Teachers Union has said the majority of its members are unhappy with the government's offer of a 6.5% wage increase (plus a R500 housing allowance) and that most of them want to go on strike. The teachers are demanding a 8.6% increase and a R1,000 housing allowance. The union says the consultation process will continue until Wednesday, and that a strike could happen the week after next.  Read more: Times Live