Concerns have been raised about the possible interruptions of the matric exams after public sector workers plan to embark on industrial action on Thursday following the collapse of wage negotiations with the government.
Last week, the Public Servants Association of South Africa (PSA) rejected the government’s offer to public servants of a 3% salary adjustment and continuation of a cash gratuity until March 31 next year.
The PSA filed a notice to strike on October 24 and can legally go on strike any time from Thursday, November 3.
In a statement issued by the PSA, it said that plans for the strike were under way as per the outcome of the ballot and mandating processes.
“The strike will…
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