Holding out for more

NEHAWU, the biggest public sector trade union, yesterday rejected the 10,5percent pay rise announced by the government and said it would not settle for less than 12percent. Stuart Marshall, head of the union's organising section, said that unions regarded the increase announced by Public Services Minister Geraldine Fraser- Moleketi in parliament last week as an opening offer in negotiations. - Anton Ferreira

NEHAWU, the biggest public sector trade union, yesterday rejected the 10,5percent pay rise announced by the government and said it would not settle for less than 12percent. Stuart Marshall, head of the union's organising section, said that unions regarded the increase announced by Public Services Minister Geraldine Fraser- Moleketi in parliament last week as an opening offer in negotiations. - Anton Ferreira

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