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Nehawu welcomes probe into PIC directors, chairperson

PRETORIA, January 31- The National Education, Health and Allied Workers’ Union (Nehawu) on Wednesday said it welcomed the decision by the board of the Public Investment Corporation (PIC) to investigate allegations of impropriety against its acting chief executive officer and two non-executive directors. Earlier on Wednesday, the PIC said it would probe allegations of impropriety […]

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Nehawu to end strike on Monday after govt agrees to suspend social grants biometric system

JOHANNESBURG, October 11 – The National Education, Health and Allied Workers’ Union (Nehawu) said it would end a strike at the national social grants agency on Monday after the department of social development agreed to suspend the rolling out of a contentious biometric system pending further tests. Nehawu began the strike at South African Social […]

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Social grant payments not affected by the Sassa employees’ strike, says Post Office

JOHANNESBURG, October 10  – The South African Post Office (Sapo) on Wednesday assured social grant beneficiaries that the strike involving some South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) employees does not have an impact on the grant payments for October, which was currently underway. Sapo said their outlets nationally were making payments and operating normally. Social […]

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Cracks widens between Cosatu and ANC in North West

RUSTENBURG, July 12 – The Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) in the North West on Thursday, blasted the African National Congress (ANC) for boycotting its elective conference in Mahikeng. “Delegates noted with huge disappointment and contempt the conspicuous absence of the African National Congress [ANC] despite that the organisation was invited,” provincial secretary Job […]