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NEHAWU calls on Gauteng Department of Health to immediately address the issues of student nurses

17 January 2018

The National Education, Health and Allied Workers` Union [NEHAWU] calls on the Gauteng Department of Health to immediately sort out the issue of recruited student nurses who were supposed to start their training on January 15, 2018

 

COSATU fully supports the NEHAWU strike at UNISA

17 January 2018

The Congress of South African Trade Unions fully supports the strike by its affiliate NEHAWU at the University of South Africa following the collapse of the wage negotiations. We believe that the demands by the workers are reasonable and fair. We call on the management to act to avert this unnecessary strike by presenting a new serious offer to the workers. An indefinite strike will not bode well for the students, whose academic year will be derailed and compromised but the management needs to shoulder the responsibility for the strike.

 

COSATU welcomes the freezing of the assets of the Gupta linked companies McKinsey and Trillian

16 January 2018

The Congress of South African Trade Unions welcomes the freezing of the assets of Gupta linked companies McKinsey and Trillian. This issuing of the preservative orders to the Assets Forfeiture Unit is long overdue and we hope this action combined with the Commission of Inquiry into State Capture ,will signify the beginning of the end of the Gupta patronage network that has wreaked havoc on our economy.

 

NEHAWU to go on strike at UNISA tomorrow

16 January 2018

The National Education, Health and Allied Workers` Union [NEHAWU] is going on strike tomorrow [Wednesday January 17, 2018] at the University of South Africa [Unisa] after deadlocked wage negotiations between the national union and university management.

 

DA pays Tony Leon a million rand to tell Capetonians its not raining

16 January 2018

The new brand of corruption is being exposed in the City of Cape Town. Tony Leon and an ex employee of the City of Cape Town are being paid half a million rand to tell Capetonians that it is not raining. This is another of the details of the new brand of Corruption that is emerging after the stepping down of the City Manager. It seems that there are many instances where the DA members and friends are getting legal but morally corrupt contracts with the City, for millions of rends. Mayor De Lille`s sister should also be looked into as a beneficiary of this kind of legal contracts.

 

COSATU strongly condemns the NPA for mismanaging the perjury case of Emmanuel Masoka in the Moss Phakoe murder case

16 January 2018

The Congress of South African Trade Unions strongly condemns the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) for continuing to mismanage the Moss Phakoe case and by flagrantly disrespecting the Phakoe Family. This follows NPA`s decision to switch the date and ultimately postponing the perjury court case of Emanuel Masoka to the month of May without updating both COSATU and the Phakoe Family. The court case was supposed to take place today but was switched to yesterday without anyone being informed and it has since been postponed for the month of May 2018.

 

COSATU members willing to drive trains on Central lines in Western Cape

16 January 2018

COSATU members are concerned about the commuters from Mitchell`s Plain and Khayelitsha, who are suffering because of the termination of the services. The federation demands that the management of Metro Rail urgently engages with the drivers and our affiliate SATAWU for a solution. We already have members of COSATU who have made it clear that they are willing to drive ob Central lines. We need that service restored as soon as possible.

 

NEHAWU calls for an investigation on E-Recruitment tendering process at the Department of Rural Development and Land Reform

16 January 2018

The National Education, Health and Allied Workers` Union [NEHAWU] calls for an immediate investigation into the unilateral introduction of the E-recruitment system by the Department of Rural Development and Land Reform.

 

DENOSA warns against bogus nursing colleges this January

16 January 2018

The Democratic Nursing Organisation of South Africa (DENOSA) would like to warn 2017 matriculants against bogus nursing colleges which often emerge this time of the year.

 

NEHAWU calls on DUT management to concede workers demands

15 January 2018

The National Education, Health and Allied Workers` Union [NEHAWU] calls on the management of the Durban University of Technology [DUT] to urgently concede to workers wage demands in order to end the current impasse at the university.

 

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