The Public Servants Association (PSA) is threatening to down tools later this month after an attempt to resolve its dispute with the government over salary increases failed.

The strike threat comes as government resumed wage talks with the majority of public sector unions.

Public sector wage talks resume:

The Public Servants Association says it will serve the government with a notice to strike next week.

PSA president Dr Lufuno Mulaudzi says, “Since the employer is failing to come to the party so that we resolve this matter amicably, our next step is to wait for the 11th of June, 30 days will be lapsing since we filed our papers for conciliation, then we will embark on industrial action.”

Unions are demanding a 7% increase: