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TUT workers promise to return to work by Monday

Some members have signed an agreement on condition that management doesn't dismiss those protesters.

Students, cleaners and security guards protested outside Unisa's Pretoria campus on Wednesday, they are calling for an end to outsourcing. Picture: Vumani Mkhize/EWN
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JOHANNESBURG – Workers at the Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) have promised to report for duty on Monday after almost a month of protests calling for an end to outsourcing.
 
Last week, the workers refused to sign an agreement to bring the strike to an end.
 
Some members have now finally also signed an agreement - on condition that that management doesn't dismiss those who participated in the protests - and withdraw all interdicts against workers.
 
Workers have been demonstrating at the Pretoria west campus gate and occasionally clashed with the police.
 
Group spokesperson Vusi Mahlangu said, “We agreed with the minimum wage of R5,000 on the condition that by 2018 workers will have reached minimum wage of R10,000. The workers will also be part of a task team that will assess the insourcing.”

(Edited by Refilwe Pitjeng)

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