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25 Apr 2018 08:44
The nationwide taking place on Wednesday is protected for all employees, regardless of whether or not they are Saftu members. (Delwyn Verasamy/M&G)
President Cyril Ramaphosa might be trying to solicit R1.2-trillion in new investment, but back home, the country is boiling over with industrial action affecting key sectors such as manufacturing, transport, healthcare and possibly the entire civil service.
The winter months in South Africa are sometimes known as ‘strike season’ because of the inevitable number of wage disputes that occur most years. And 2018 is shaping up to be no different.
Fin24 looks at the Saftu strike, the bus strike, the North West health services shutdown and the possibility of a public sector strike.
South African Federation of Trade Unions (Saftu) strike
Cost to economy
North West health services shutdown
Public sector strike?
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