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Nehawu picket at University of Pretoria over salary increases

The union has threatened to go on a full scale strike should the university refuse to compromise.

FILE: Picture: Nehawu.

JOHANNESBURG - National Health Education and Allied Workers Union (Nehawu) members are holding a picket at the University of Pretoria over salary increases.

Talks deadlocked two months ago when the institution offered employees a 7% hike, they're demanding 8%, along with other benefits.

The union has threatened to go on a full scale strike should the university refuse to compromise.

Nehawu's Khaya Xaba said: “Workers are at work and they are working... they only picket during lunchtime. We’ll do that until we feel we’ve given the university enough time to resolve issue, then we’ll go on strike.”

(Edited by Zamangwane Shange)

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