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newsEWN reports that the National Health Laboratory Services (NHLS) has asked for an urgent meeting with unions to thrash out a deal to end the current strike that commenced on Wednesday.  

The employer has proposed a timeline around how and when labour-related agreements would be implemented, which is what led to the strike.  There has moreover been agreement on a 7.3% salary hike.  The NHLS acting CEO Shabir Madhi said they would be meeting with union leaders on Thursday afternoon.  He stated:  “The timeline for this is really what’s in dispute, both agreements were actually signed previously but there weren't any specific timeline that was stipulated in the previous agreement.”

  • This short report by Mia Lindeque is at EWN

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