The loss-making public broadcaster, which has just gone through a retrenchment process, is planning to impose a wage freeze on its employees for the next three years to contain costs.

This mirrors what the government plans to do with it public-sector employees to reduce the budget deficit but public-sector trade unions are vigorously contesting the plan...

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