May Day: Public sector strike will be a sign that govt is 'sticking to its guns'

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Public sector wage negotiations have reached a deadlock.
Public sector wage negotiations have reached a deadlock.
Nhlanhla Nkosi

May Day this year has the cloud of the unsettled public sector wage negotiations hanging over it - as a reminder of the economic hardships workers are facing.

And while government has called for understanding of its budgetary constraints, for unions, the impasse raises questions about the collective bargaining process. 

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