Public servants warn government on silence over wage hikes
The PSA issues threat about ‘actions that will have further dire consequences for the economy’
Senior public servants are calling on the government to come clean on whether it will uphold or renege on a multiyear agreement that could see them getting wage increases on April 1.
The government has frozen the salaries of public servants, cabinet ministers and MPs as it battles to contain its huge wage bill. It spends more than R600bn on salaries, representing 35% of its annual spending...