The City of Tshwane on Monday said it is going to the labour court to challenge a decision by the SA Local Government Bargaining Council (SALGBC) which called on the cash-strapped metro to abide by a multi-term wage deal which the city said was unaffordable.

The capital city applied to the SALGBC to be exempted from implementing the last leg of a three-year pay deal reached in the council in 2021. In September, however, the SALGBC, a platform for the employer and workers to agree on wages and other conditions of employment, dismissed the exemption application...

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