JUSTICE MALALA: We can do it again, and quickly
SA has a history of negotiation that enables it to hammer out a solution with public sector trade unions over the wage bill
SA will not get out of the rut it finds itself in if it does not boast about, and use, the tremendous bounty of conflict resolution experience and wisdom it has built up over the past 30 years.
Why is ratings agency Moody’s sceptical about our government reaching agreement with trade unions on cuts to the public sector wage bill? After finance minister Tito Mboweni’s budget last week, the agency said: "The authorities have yet to negotiate any moderation in wages with the country’s unions, which will likely be challenging."..