Public Service and Administration Minister, Ayanda Dlodlo, has announced that the time that national executives flew first class is over. This is part of the plan to lower the high public service wage bill.
In an effort to bring down the public service's high wage bill, Ayanda Dlodlo, South Africa's Public Service and Administration Minister, has announced that national executives will no longer fly first class.
The bill accounts for roughly 35% of SA's total budget, according to EWN.
A report by TimesLIVE indicated that Minister Dlodlo announced several revisions to the perks that government employees enjoy.
This is part of the plan to stop wasteful expenditure.
After the May elections, ministers will not be allowed to have super fancy cars anymore either, and neither will their deputies.
Briefly.co.za gathered that the minister also said that if she could have her way, the public sector employees who are on paid suspension during investigations, would not return to work until the investigations are completed.
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