South Africa: Strike to step up a gear

source: Fin24
Aug 18 2010 22:32

Johannesburg – The nation-wide public servants’ strike will step up a gear on Thursday, despite government’s protestations that it doesn’t have the cash for an improved offer.

The 200 000-strong Public Servants Association (PSA) announced on Wednesday that it would join striking Cosatu unions.

“PSA members will from tomorrow (Thursday) be on an indefinite strike, together with the rest of labour, until our demands are met,” said spokesperson Manie de Clercq.

Numbers of public servants started striking on Wednesday, mainly members of [continue reading]


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