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handshake thumb medium90 90SABC News reports that National Education, Health and Allied Workers’ Union (Nehawu) Regional Secretary Samkelo Msila has confirmed that the strike by the employees of Nelson Mandela University over a wage negotiations dispute has come to an end and they have reached an agreement with the institution.

The strike entered its third week on Wednesday. The workers earlier marched to the university in Gqeberha to hand over a memorandum of demands, which included an increase in salaries, medical aid contributions, and housing allowances, amongst others. According to Msila, the workers were back at work as of Thursday. “The National Union has reached an agreement with the university, and the agreement entails that workers are going to receive 0.55% as an addition to the 6.9%,” Msila advised.

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