Union slammed for plans to push ahead with march over public wage despite virus risk

2020-03-20 16:35

The National Education, Health and Allied Workers Union’s plans to march at the end of the month over continued tensions regarding the public sector wage bill have been roundly criticised as irresponsible and short-sighted, in light of the coronavirus outbreak.

Wage talks ongoing, insists public service dept, amid threats of shutdown

2020-03-18 17:46

While claims were in full swirl that government told unions that it would renege on a previous agreement for a wage increase in April, Public Service and Administration spokesperson Vukani Mbhele told Fin24 that no such decision has been made.

Eastern Cape hospital in dire straits after contractors halt work due to lack of pay

2020-02-25 13:52

A R3.9m project to refurbish the primary health care facility at Laetitia Bam Day Hospital in KwaNobuhle, Uitenhage has ground to a halt.

Nehawu calls for Gordhan’s head after Mabuza quits Eskom

2020-01-11 12:04

The union said it would support calls by its mother federation, the Congress of South African Trade Unions, for Minister of Public Enterprises Pravin Gordhan to step aside, saying that the situation at Eskom had not improved under the his watch.

SACP, Nehawu at odds over Pravin Gordhan, Mkhwebane's investigation

2019-06-26 19:23

"The SA Communist Party must choose if they want us or if they want Pravin Gordhan." This was the ultimatum Nehawu president Mzwandile Makwayiba gave to SACP second deputy general secretary Solly Mapaila at the union's policy conference.

Blue-light report: Mkhwebane stands by her findings after union backlash

2019-06-17 07:05

The Office of the Public Protector says the National Education, Health and Allied Workers’ Union has a right to approach the courts for a review of a report on suspended secretary to Parliament Gengezi Mgidlana.

Voting day strike averted as Nehawu, IEC resolve impasse

2019-05-06 19:23

The National Education, Health and Allied Workers' Union and the Electoral Commission of South Africa have resolved their impasse, averting a potential strike by the commission's officials on election day.

SARS: It's business as usual as employees return to work

2019-04-02 18:25

SARS executive for remuneration and benefits Takalani Musekwa told Fin24 that all of the tax body’s services would be back online from Wednesday after the National Education, Health and Allied Workers Union accepted the latest wage offer.

UPDATE: More SARS branches close due to strike

2019-03-29 12:16

A strike by members of Nehawu and the Public Servants Association at the SA Revenue Service entered its second day on Friday - the date on which all outstanding tax is due.

Nehawu to press on with strike after SARS talks fail

2019-03-26 18:29

Nehawu says it will be going ahead with a strike at SARS on Thursday, after a meeting at the tax agency failed to break a deadlock.


'A strike doesn't mean a march': Cosatu on Nehawu action as union says it is marching

2020-03-18 18:09

Trade union federation Cosatu has labelled those concerned about a planned strike by the National Education, Health and Allied Workers' Union at the end of March as disingenuous.

Corona be damned: Nehawu insists on marching over civil servant wages

2020-03-18 09:00

Nehawu is pressing ahead with plans to march on 30 March.

Necsa staff to get salaries on Friday

2020-01-24 06:00

Nuclear Energy Corporation South Africa spokesperson Nikelwa Tengimfene told Fin24 that the corporation would be able to pay its staff salaries on Friday and that it was on track to make the necessary payments for employee benefits thereafter.

Nehawu-affiliated workers call for release of forensic report on Bank of Lisbon fire

2019-09-05 18:04

Gauteng Department of Health workers affiliated to the National Education, Health and Allied Workers' Union have expressed concern that after a year, nobody has been held responsible for the fatal Bank of Lisbon fire.

Nehawu: Ramaphosa must stick to Nasrec resolution and nationalise Reserve Bank

2019-06-26 15:05

Nehawu president Mzwandile Makwayiba has called for the SA Reserve Bank to be nationalised, adding that trade union federation Cosatu must take a strong stand on the issue.

Unions pick board members for Public Investment Corporation

2019-05-30 19:32

Senior executives from the Public Investment Corporation’s three biggest labour union contributors are set to be appointed to the interim board of the fund manager that’s being investigated over allegations of wrongdoing.

Which MP got a R864 000 BMW from Nehawu?

2019-04-18 07:30

While allegations of the largesse meted out to South African politicians – notably those from the governing party – rocked South Africa over the last few months, the 2018 Register of Members' Interests made for rather boring reading.

Nehawu accepts SARS offer, ending strike

2019-04-02 14:39

The National Education, Health and Allied Workers Union has accepted an offer from the South African Revenue Service.

Cash-strapped SARS can't pay unions what they want

2019-03-27 11:56

Wage negotiations between SARS and labour unions have deadlocked and it is possible that the planned strike will continue on Thursday, now that three different offers have been rejected, the revenue service said.

SARS sets meeting to try and avoid strike

2019-03-23 14:29

SARS says the National Education Health and Allied Workers Union and the Public Servants Association have served it with a 7-day notice to go on strike.

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