So the National Union of Mineworkers has opened its negotiating position with a demand for a 15% increase from Eskom, and indirectly from the taxpayers of this country.
I suggest Eskom management respond with a counterproposal of a 15% total salary reduction across the board. The unions have options — strike and destroy the country; accept the counter-offer or maintain current levels of income for some with retrenchment for the rest.
Actually, dream on. The ANC leadership has far smaller testicles than the late Maggie Thatcher!
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