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nehawu80SABC News reports that the National Education Health and Allied Workers' Union (Nehawu) at the University Fort Hare in the Eastern Cape has revised its wage demand from 15% to 10%.  

The union says it is also willing to meet with the management of the institution in an effort to end the month-long strike.  Nehawu members are on strike at all campuses including Bhisho, East London and Alice.  The strike has resulted in the postponement of mid-year exams.  Nehawu’s Mzi Lingela indicated:  “The strike is still on, we were supposed to meet with management for bargaining on Wednesday but management requested to postpone the planned bargaining.  They are going to give us another date so we are still waiting for them.”  Lingela went on to state:  “Currently we are sitting between 10% and 8% just to show our willingness as Nehawu to negotiate.  We can even settle to 8%, we are waiting on the management to sit at the table and discuss this, we will take it from there.”

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