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26 May 2017 15:11 (South Africa)

Public servants sign wage deal

  • Andy Rice
    andy rice
    Andy Rice

    Andy Rice is a founding partner of Yellowwood Future Architects, a marketing strategy consultancy. In his other lives, he is the southern hemisphere's only supporter of Cambridge United Football Club, and was once upon a time the South African National Spoofing Champion. He has played football at Wembley and cricket at Lord's within the same weekend, but troubled the scorer on neither occasion. Things could only go up from here.

Public servants signed a wage deal with government on Tuesday night, bringing to an end a strike action that had stretched from August into September. Workers agreed on a 7.5% wage increase and an R800 housing allowance. A 66% majority of Cosatu affiliates signed the deal, with the notable exception of the South African Democratic Teachers' Union. The strike was suspended on 6 October to allow unions to consider the wage offer, but not before public hospitals and schools had been disrupted. Read more: Business Report, BBC News

  • Andy Rice
    andy rice
    Andy Rice

    Andy Rice is a founding partner of Yellowwood Future Architects, a marketing strategy consultancy. In his other lives, he is the southern hemisphere's only supporter of Cambridge United Football Club, and was once upon a time the South African National Spoofing Champion. He has played football at Wembley and cricket at Lord's within the same weekend, but troubled the scorer on neither occasion. Things could only go up from here.

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