Various trade unions representing public servants including nurses, doctors and police officers will hold mass picket demonstrations across the country on Monday as they push for big wage hikes.  

In a statement, the unions, which include the National Education, Health and Allied Workers’ Union, Police and Prisons Civil Rights Union and the SA Policing Union and others, said the demonstrations come as a result of the collapsed public service wage negotiations. On the same day, there will be a conciliation hearing at the Public Service Co-ordinating Bargaining Council...

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