Municipal workers build up to strike action on 18 June

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With over a year gone since the collective agreement covering municipal workers expired, the FNV Abvakabo public services union is planning a series of actions leading up to a national strike on 18 June. Demonstrations are planned for 1 and 19 May as well as 2 June. The union is looking for a 2.5% pay rise for 2013 and 3% for 2014 and argues that increasing pay for the 175000 workers in the sector will provide an important boost to the economy.
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