13 July 2020: An update on the arbitration of the wage dispute in the public service currently taking place at the PSCBC.
The employer failed to implement the salary increment as contained in clause 3.3 of PSCBC Resolution 1 of 2018. NEHAWU, SADTU, POPCRU, DENOSA and SAPU declared a dispute on the interpretation and application of the agreement and went through a lengthy conciliation process. The conciliation failed and NEHAWU, SADTU, POPCRU and DENOSA referred the matter to arbitration. SAPU opted not to pursue the dispute in arbitration.