Satawu demands minimum wage for security guards

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The South African Transport and Allied Workers Union (Satawu) has rejected the five per cent wage increase offer from companies in the private security sector.

The union is demanding a minimum wage increase of R7 500 for Grade C security officers.

According to a recent study by the Private Security Industry Regulatory Authority, security guards currently earn between R 4 100 and R5 500 per month.