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Talks to avert WC2010 workers strike resume



Unions representing workers at South Africa's World Cup stadiums will resume wage talks on Monday to avert a strike that could delay construction deadlines, SAPA SAPA South African Press Association
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 news agency said on Friday.

Workers at five 2010 World Cup stadiums still under construction in Cape Town Cape Town or Capetown, city (1991 pop. 854,616), legislative capital of South Africa and capital of Western Cape, a port on the Atlantic Ocean. It was the capital of Cape Province before that province's subdivision in 1994. , Durban, Polokwane, Nelspruit and Johannesburg have threatened to down tools on Wednesday over wage disputes.

"The parties were looking for Looking for

In the context of general equities, this describing a buy interest in which a dealer is asked to offer stock, often involving a capital commitment. Antithesis of in touch with.
 common ground and committed to meet again," said Joe Campanella, spokesman for the South African Federation of Civil Engineering Contractors.

"Basically, we are back on negotiating terms, we have resumed talking to Noun 1. talking to - a lengthy rebuke; "a good lecture was my father's idea of discipline"; "the teacher gave him a talking to"
lecture, speech

rebuke, reprehension, reprimand, reproof, reproval - an act or expression of criticism and censure; "he had to
 each other," Campanella told SAPA.

The talks between the unions and the contractors body will be facilitated by the country's labour relations body, the Commission for Conciliation conciliation: see mediation. , Mediation, and Arbitration.

The union is demanding a wage increase of 13 percent wage increase, while the employers are offering 10 percent.

Ahead of next June's kickoff, five World Cup stadiums have been completed so far and four were used during the Confederations Cup, which ended Sunday.
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