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Concern mounts for Eastern Cape health workers

Nurses and other healthcare providers feel neglected and abused by the government and its representatives, who ignore their pleas for a safe working environment.

Nehawu leaders are ‘betraying us’

The accusation by a branch of the union comes after it withdrew from a parliamentary process

Why Covid likely won’t change the plight of community health workers

In the absence of action from the health department, South Africa’s community health workers are once again having to fight for their rights, with a nationwide strike planned from 9 November.

NSFAS’s woes do not help its mandate

Nehawu wants the scheme’s administrator, Randall Carolissen, to be removed

De Lille hastens IDT closure

The Independent Development Trust’s board and the department of public works and infrastructure have agreed to devise an exit plan, which will see the entity closed by early next year

Department ignores plans to save IDT, say employees

The company is facing numerous difficulties including financial unsustainability and an unconcluded restructuring process

Labour court refuses to allow Nehawu to withdraw case on protective gear

Instead the labour court heard and then dismissed the case, with costs. Judge Benita Witcher will give reasons at a later stage

Nehawu withdraws court case against health department over protective gear

The National Education Health and Allied Workers Union says it will instead meet Health Minister Zweli Mkhize

Nehawu’s claims on lack of protective equipment are spurious, says Mkhize

In an affidavit to the labour court, the health minister says National Health and Allied Workers Union did not check the facts on the ground

Nehawu launches urgent court bid over protective gear for health workers

The health workers’ union says the government has rebuffed its attempts to meet about mitigating risks to workers

Crucial state workers given lifeline

Employees at the beleaguered IDT have been given a three-month extension of their contracts

‘Protect your workers’ against coronavirus

The labour department has called on employers to implement measures to minimise threat of Covid-19 to South Africa’s workforce

Unions slam move to cut wage bill

Cosatu rejects job losses and a wage freeze for public servants, calling this ‘a declaration of war’

Habib leaves with no regrets about the decisions he made at Wits

The vice-chancellor announced he will be heading to SOAS next year

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