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Sars, unions still locked in talks amid workers' strike

Union Nehawu and the Public Servants Association represent thousands of workers who've been on strike since Thursday that has affected services at Sars offices across the country.

FILE: A demonstrator holds a sign outside Sars headquarters in Pretoria during a protest for 11% salary increase. Picture: Robinson Nqola/EWN

JOHANNESBURG - Sars has presented unions with a new offer following talks behind closed doors in an attempt to avert a total shutdown.

Union Nehawu and the Public Servants Association represent thousands of workers who've been on strike since Thursday that has affected services at Sars offices across the country.

At this stage, details of the new offer remain unclear, however, unions are demanding an 11.4% salary increase, while Sars has initially offered 7%.

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