Mortuary workers’ rights ignored

2018-12-19 06:02

THE temperature is above 30 degrees Celsius all round KZN, yet the MEC of Health Sibongiseni Dhlomo is turning a deaf ear [to the mortuary workers’ plight] and has rather given an ultimatum to them to get back to work or be jailed.

The employees have rights.

They also need to be safe and secure.

I am sure the non-working air conditioners are just the tip of the poor working conditions.

Mr Dhlomo, MEC for Health, I think and feel you need to step down.

One more thing, how can an ordinary police vehicle that is stationed in Mountain Rise police station (PM65) be picking up bodies?

Are the staff trained to pick up bodies and will the washing of the back of the vehicle be done in the correct manner?

The two unions (SAPU and Nehawu) need to challenge the two MECs for the rights of their members and the public.

LEROY SNYMAN

Woodlands

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