One of the unions representing civil servants has threatened to shut down all public facilities if workers don’t get salary increases, as it is rejecting government’s effort to reduce the public wage bill.

The National Union of Public Service and Allied Worker (NUPSAW) asked workers to prepare for “a national shutdown” if civil servants don’t get salary increases by 1 April. The union, together with other labour federations held talks with government through the Public Service Co-ordinating Bargaining Council (PSCBC) on Tuesday, 17 March, where government proposed a 0% wage increase…..more