ufsNetwerk24 reports that Nehawu members at the University of Free State’s (UFS’s) Bloemfontein and Qwaqwa campuses on Tuesday halted their strike so that new proposals can be discussed between the university and the union.  

According to Mokapi Mokhachane, provincial Nehawu (National Education Health and Allied Workers' Union) secretary, the parties met on Monday.  Nehawu members, who include general workers, lecturers and admin staff, have been protesting since last Wednesday over a 4% wage increase implemented by management without agreement.  The workers are seeking a 7% increase.

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