More gain for workers

The end of the public service strike will translate into an 8,5percent increase for those on a higher scale and 21,1percent for workers on lower salary grades.

The end of the public service strike will translate into an 8,5percent increase for those on a higher scale and 21,1percent for workers on lower salary grades.

The agreement takes effect in July.

For Cecilia Letsoalo, 50, a professional nursing sister with 25 years' experience, her salary will go up by R767 a month or R9213 a year. With increased medical aid and housing benefits, she will earn R14997 more a year.

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