The Public Servants Association of SA (PSA) has called off its so-called Day of Rage strike that had threatened to cripple public services on Monday. This comes after the majority of unions reached an agreement at the Public Service Coordinating Bargaining Council (PSCBC) on Friday. PSCBC spokesperson Oomang Parag said 65.74% of trade unions agreed to the salary increases for 2018-19‚ 2019-20 and 2020-21 that affect 1.3-million public servants. PSA General Manager Ivan Fredericks said: "The signing of the agreement has now resulted in the cancellation of these marches‚ but the strike action planned for SASSA (South African Social Security Agency) will‚ however‚ still proceed as planned." The unions who signed the agreement were: -South African Democratic Teachers Union (Sadtu); -National Education Health and Allied Workers (Nehawu); -Police and Prisons Civil Rights Union (Popcru); -Democratic Nursing Organization of SA (Denosa); -National Professional Teachers Organisation of SA (Na...

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