ROB ROSE: As SA bleeds, civil servants go on holiday
To have half the civil service absent on full pay looks pretty awful at a time when the trade unions are holding nationwide protests to demand those officials all get a raise
What, do you imagine, have SA’s civil servants been doing while 2.2-million private sector employees lost their jobs during the lockdown? Spent the time planning how to mitigate the damage, perhaps? Devised strategies to replace those jobs, do you think?
Well, no — it turns out that many of them were on holiday...