Six per cent salary increase for employees
Representatives of Employee Organisations and Management signing the documents after they reached an agreement on 8 April 2005 on a 6,0% cost-of-living adjustment across-the-board. The increase will be effective from 1 April 2005. From the left are Proff Frikkie van Niekerk, Chief Management Negotiator, Madoda Zibi, Co-Chairperson of the Cost-of-living Negotiations, Dr. Cornelia Wessels and Mr. Pierre van Niekerk, both from SAPTU, Mr. Clive Kgoro from NEHAWU, Mr. Richard Masangane from NTESU, and Mr. Solly Tamenti from The Staff Association. Standing in the back is Mr. Jimmy Tsabalala (NEHAWU). The Institutional Management received a 4,3% cost-of-living adjusment across-the-board also to be implemented on 1 April 2005.