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Sassa biometric system suspended as talks start to end strike

2018-10-10 19:51

The social development department has agreed to suspend the biometric enrolment of South African Social Security Agency beneficiaries, following a meeting with the National Education, Health and Allied Workers' Union.

Sassa employees to embark on 'full-blown' strike – Nehawu

2018-10-08 17:07

The National Health and Allied Workers Union says its preparations for a strike at SA Social Security Agency branches across the country are at an advanced stage.

'It's either an 8% salary increase or strike continues' – Fort Hare Nehawu workers

2018-08-01 18:55

The union is demanding an increase of 8% and a notch progression of 1%, while the university’s management said it can offer only 7.5%.

Sassa hoping to form a strong relationship with Nehawu

2018-07-10 22:58

Social Development Minister Susan Shabangu says the purpose of the meeting was to discuss the challenges affecting members of Nehawu and beneficiaries.

Negotiations under way in the North West to restore health services

2018-05-30 16:35

Negotiations are at an advanced stage and are progressing well, according to the Department of Social Development.

Nehawu gives North West task team 24 hours to respond to demands

2018-05-16 23:00

Nehawu says it will instruct its members to down tools should the inter-ministerial task team for the North West not respond positively to its demands, which include dealing with corruption.

Mahumapelo appoints own team to sort out health crisis after Cabinet intervention

2018-04-27 20:32

Embattled North West Premier Supra Mahumapelo has appointed his own team to look into the province's health crisis, following a Cabinet decision to place the department under administration.

Team of MECs appointed to resolve Nehawu strike

2018-04-05 21:48

North West Premier Supra Mahumapelo has appointed a team of MECs to work with the provincial health and social development departments to deal with the issues at the centre of an ongoing strike.

Assault case opened after altercation at Klerksdorp old age home

2018-03-29 22:15

An employee at Klerksdorp Old Age Home in the North West has opened a case of common assault and crimen injuria against a National Health and Education Union member.


Health dept staff protest outside 'unsafe' Civitas Building after notice issued

2018-10-30 16:31

National Department of Health employees have been prevented from entering the "unsafe" Civitas Building in Pretoria where they work, after the Department of Labour issued a prohibition notice.

Social grant distribution in jeopardy as Sassa strike continues 'indefinitely'

2018-10-10 12:54

Nehawu says the distribution of social grants to millions of South Africans hangs in the balance as its members at Sassa strike over issues around the biometric enrolment of beneficiaries.

Nehawu threatens to down tools over Parliamentary bonuses

2018-10-05 05:33

Parliament's employees say they will down tools if they do not get a positive response from presiding officers about the performance bonuses apparently paid to Parliament's top management.

Fort Hare exams suspended as Nehawu strike over wages continues

2018-07-18 15:19

Students at the University of Fort Hare have been unable to write their exams due to a strike by members of the National Education, Health and Allied Workers' Union.

Exams postponed at Fort Hare university due to strike action

2018-06-12 22:58

Students at the University of Fort Hare will have to wait until next semester to complete their exams after lecturers and other staff members have embarked on strike action.

Debates rage on public sector pay

2018-05-22 14:10

Furious debates about whether to sign or dispute the latest public sector pay deal are now underway at all levels within Cosatu-affiliated public sector unions.

Government faces strike action over protracted wage talks

2018-05-15 10:57

The Public Servants Association will start balloting its members for a strike as the union grows increasingly frustrated with the protracted government wage negotiations.

Parliament to continue disciplinary against suspended secretary Mgidlana

2018-04-21 17:13

Parliament will continue to pursue the disciplinary processes against its suspended secretary Gengezi Mgidlana, following a Western Cape High Court decision to dismiss his bid to interdict the process.

Mahumapelo blames Nehawu strike for stalled probe into Gupta-linked company contract

2018-04-04 21:19

The office of the premier of the North West says a forensic investigations it instituted into allegations of procurement irregularities in the awarding of a R180m contract to Mediosa has stalled because officials can't access documents.

Nehawu signs deal to end nationwide strike

2018-03-13 19:02

The National Health Education and Allied Workers' Union has signed an agreement with the Department of Water and Sanitation that will see its striking members return to work within 24 hours.

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