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warned the cy­cle of vi­o­lence dur­ing strikes – which has wors­ened ev­ery year since 2006 – must be bro­ken as a mat­ter of ur­gency. “The Labour Re­la­tions Act must be amended in such a way that a judge can de­clare strikes il­le­gal if there’s in­tim­i­da­tion or vi­o­lence.”

said the authorities must show lead­er­ship and defuse strikes be­fore the sit­u­a­tion be­comes crit­i­cal. said ex­ces­sively high wage de­mands can have an­other con­se­quence: an ad­di­tional half a per­cent­age point on SA’s al­ready ris­ing in­fla­tion.

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