Public service unions threaten strike action

By Andy Rice 21 July 2010

The Public Servants' Association will go on strike from 29 July, the trade union announced on Wednesday. The government has offered a wage increase of 6.5% and a R120 raise to the current R500 housing allowance. The Police and Prisons Civil Rights Union has said it will join the strike.  Read more: Sapa via the M&G