The country’s largest health sector union, the National Education, Health and Allied Workers’ Union (Nehawu), is this morning preparing for a fight after the government on Monday confirmed that it will not implement the last leg of its 2017 wage deal in the Public Service Co-ordinating Bargaining Council.

The SA government’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic could be derailed by a dispute with public sector unions...

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