Trade union federation Cosatu has rejected attempts by the government to freeze salary adjustments of public servants for 2020 and 2021, warning it would count as a “declaration of war”.

The government submitted its proposal to the public service collective bargaining council (PSCBC) on Tuesday, for a review of the three-year collective agreement of consumer price index (CPI) plus 2% signed by the employer and public sector unions in 2018...

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