Costly strike season on the cards

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This week, strike season is set to hit the SA Revenue Service (Sars), with the biggest unions – Nehawu, together with the Public Servants’ Association – downing tools from midweek.. Photo: Gallo Images/Sharon Seretlo
This week, strike season is set to hit the SA Revenue Service (Sars), with the biggest unions – Nehawu, together with the Public Servants’ Association – downing tools from midweek.. Photo: Gallo Images/Sharon Seretlo

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During wage talks in various sectors across the economy, the negotiating positions are poles apart. The unions are citing the rapidly rising inflation rate, which has hit their members’ pockets, while employers are pointing to the vulnerable state in which the depressed economy has put them.

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