necsa1Engineering News reports that the SA Nuclear Energy Corporation (Necsa) on Tuesday said it was still engaging with the National Education Health and Allied Workers' Union (Nehawu) and the Pelindaba Workers’ Union (PWU) on salary increases and conditions of service.  

The two unions, acting jointly, are demanding increases of 7% to 12% and notified Necsa of a possible strike if their demands were not met.  Negotiations started in May, with the unions submitting 11 demands.  The unions declared a dispute after the second round of negotiations, which they also referred to the CCMA.  “The negotiations with both unions are still in progress and will continue until a resolution is reached.  We remain optimistic on reaching an amicable agreement with the unions through the negotiation process,” Necsa stated.

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