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UNTUEWN reports that the United National Transport Union (Untu) has lowered its wage demand for Gautrain members to 9%.  

The union revised its package from a 10% hike with the inclusion of an incentive bonus of R15,000.  Management's latest offer stands at 8.5% and it is still refusing to disclose the company's financial statements as demanded by workers.  Untu's Sonja Carstens indicated that their members want to end the strike soon.  “I think this is a great shift from our members where they were dead set on a 10% increase.  Everyone was saying it’s unrealistic with the current economic situation,” she commented

  • This short report by Mia Lindeque is at EWN

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