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Apsa as a new alternative union in higher education sector

Apsa as a new alternative union in higher education sector

NEHAWU has prostituted itself as a sweetheart union ready to sell itself and members to the highest bidder or employer.
Using the heavy protests and strikes of Insourcing, the National Health Education & Allied Workers Union chose the side of the employer against the workers. This happened in all institutions

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No end in sight for north taxi protest

No end in sight for north taxi protest

Hammanskraal minibus taxi commuters are gearing up for a face-off against the Tshwane metro over the decision to ban their taxis from the city centre.
The metro and the Hammanskraal taxi association struck a deal which resulted in the Hammanskraal-Pretoria taxis ending their trip in Wonderboom, and passengers had to catch

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Steve Biko hospital security staff strike over pay

Steve Biko hospital security staff strike over pay

Ledwaba said the 210 affected workers were still not paid to date.
Security officers at the Steve Biko Academic hospital abandoned their posts on Thursday morning.
The disgruntled workers threatened to shut the hospital entrances saying they have been experiencing irregular payment from contractor, Born to Protect since 2014. Workers’ union,

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Hammanskraal taxi commuters shut down CBD in protest

Hammanskraal taxi commuters shut down CBD in protest

Teaser: Taxi drivers and community members want the metro to stop an agreement that prevents taxis from entering the CBD.
Taxi commuters from Hammanskraal marched to Tshwane house on Monday, demanding that taxis from their township be allowed into the Pretoria CBD.
Community members, supported by taxi drivers, marched to

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Unisa shutdown set for next week-EFFSC

Unisa shutdown set for next week-EFFSC

“One of the arrested, was the general secretary of the Academic and Professional Staff Association (Apsa), Boitumelo Senokoane.”-Hlabirwa

Plans for a total shutdown of operations at the University of South Africa (Unisa), are already underway, the EFF Students Command (EFFSC) said yesterday.
The shutdown was initially scheduled for Thursday,

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Is Unisa avoiding the new Labour law to ‘save costs’?

Is Unisa avoiding the new Labour law to ‘save costs’?

While the University of South Africa (Unisa) decides on how to deal with staff contracts affected by the new Labour Relations Amendment Act, the jobs of an estimated 2 000 staff members hang in the balance and students wait to see if their studies will be affected.
But the Academic and

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Unisa agrees to insourcing workers

Unisa agrees to insourcing workers

PRETORIA – The University of SA (Unisa) management has agreed in principle to insourcing workers, the Unisa Academic and Professional Staff Association (APSA) said on Friday.
“After a long day [of] discussions [on Friday] led by APSA and other interested stakeholders, APSA is pleased that Unisa management came to their

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