COVID-19: Nehawu threatens to go on a nationwide strike

Nehawu, healthcare staff union is threatening to carry a nationwide strike subsequent week provided that the federal government doesn’t attend to their wants for the safety of its staff.

Nehawu complained its members have been working each day with publicity to poor circumstances and low-quality PPE.

Our members are caught between a rock and a tough place, once they complain they’re dismissed and once they comply they die,” mentioned Nehawu Common Secretary, Zola Saphetha.

Yesterday, the union handed over a memorandum to the federal government which contained a listing of fifteen calls for.

We’re demanding that authorities should comply absolutely with the Occupational Well being and Security Act, that Act is present to guard our lives on the work place.”



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