Teachers’ strike looms over bonus gripe

Katharine Child

JUST over a month into the school year, the SA Democratic Teachers’ Union (Sadtu) intends to call a strike over the five-year deadlock over teachers’ annual incentive bonus.

Sadtu general secretary Mugwena Maluleke said yesterday the union had given the Education Department the required 30-day notice prior to a strike.

The union is disgruntled that teachers receive an annual 1% incentive bonus, while all other public servants receive a 1.5% bonus. This bonus is in addition to annual increases.

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