“Protection services could have prevented Parliament fire”

Secretary to Parliament, Xolile George, says the two Parliamentary buildings would not have been destroyed by the fire if the Parliamentary Protection Services were on duty. George was answering questions from the media after he released the report of an independent investigation into the fire. The investigation was commissioned by the Presiding[…]

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‘No-work-no-pay principle will apply to striking Nehawu members’

President Cyril Ramaphosa has warned the National Education, Health, and Allied Workers’ Union (Nehawu)’s essential service workers who are on strike, that the no-work-no-pay principle will apply. He was addressing the National Assembly in the Good Hope Chamber in Parliament during his oral reply session for the first quarter. Inkatha Freedom Party[…]

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Nehawu: on Public Workers Strike

Provincial General Secretary of Nehawu, Baxolise Mali spoke to VOC breakfast on Thursday morning about the Health Workers National Strike. Many parts of the public sector like hospitals, Home Affairs, Labour department and SASSA are reportedly affected by the strike. “In 2022/2023 financial year the Trade Unions for public servants,[…]

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NEHAWU sticking to their guns as wage negotiations crumble

By: Aneeqa du Plessis Four more public service unions including the National Education, Health and Allied Workers Union (Nehawu), have been issued with strike certificates. This follows failed wage talks at the public service coordinating bargaining council. Unions are against the government’s decision to unilaterally implement a 3% wage increase.[…]

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Nehawu welcomes precautionary suspension of Baby Tyawa

The National Education, Health and Allied Workers Union (Nehawu) in Parliament says it welcomes the precautionary suspension of Deputy Secretary of Parliament’s Support Services Baby Tyawa by the new Secretary to Parliament Xolile George. Nehawu has been calling for her precautionary suspension since mid-January pending an investigation into the cause[…]

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Salary increase talks between gov, PSA at deadlock

The Public Servants Association says government has not made any improvements on its previous offers for public sector salaries. This after wage negotiations broke down on Friday night, paving the way for unions to declare a dispute. Government and public sector unions have deadlocked over the employer’s proposal to increase[…]

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