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SABC has announced a stay of execution - but wage structure suggests the fight is not over

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The SABC describes the current financial crisis as 'the most critical for the future and sustainability of this 84-year-old institution'.
The SABC describes the current financial crisis as 'the most critical for the future and sustainability of this 84-year-old institution'.

The South African Broadcasting Corporation has agreed to suspend layoffs for 30 days, but details of its wage bill suggest while the battle is over for now, the war may not be.

And while the broadcaster has previously said it needs to save R700 million per year on staffing costs, it has to date kept mum about the finer details of its proposed restructure, and where it sees potential for savings on human resources.

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