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The Public Servants Association (PSA) Notifies SARS of strike action



The Public Servants Association (PSA) served SARS with a notice of strike action on Friday, 13 May 2022. The strike is due to take place on Wednesday, 25 May 2022.

The union is demanding a CPI plus 7% across the board, while the National Education, Health and Allied Workers’ Union (NEHAWU) demands an increase of 11.5%. The unions and SARS hit a deadlock as SARS unashamedly made a final offer of a 0% increase.

If there is no resolution at the Commission for Conciliation Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA) well ahead of time, the strike will commence. However, if SARS adjusts its stance, the revenue service can avoid the strike.

The Federation of Unions of South Africa (Fedusa) said that the manner in which SARS is conducting itself is unacceptable as the revenue service refused to alter its stance on a 0% increase, even after SARS increased its tax revenue collections by 25% in the previous financial year.

Moving forward, the PSA is demanding full and equal medical aid, as well as a housing allowance for all SARS employees, with an annual adjustjment upwards on pay progression of 1.5%.

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