How Covid-19 is fuelling Ramaphoria 2.0

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This is exactly what the SA Democratic Teachers Union national leadership mandated its negotiators to do this week.

General secretary Mugwena Maluleke says his national executive committee wants the government to table its complete proposal before the bargaining chamber so that the parties can hold constructive talks. The hardline stance of other unions, however, has prevented this from happening.

Fikeni says the economic aftermath of the Covid-19 pandemic may also force labour to play ball when it comes to negotiating wage freezes, salary increases and retrenchments.

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