Feel free to browse through the Hospersa News Archives below.

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Sep 17

HOSPERSA SUPPORTS SAHRC STATEMENT ON KZN CANCER CRISIS RESPONSE

Hospersa has come out in support of the South African Human Rights Commissions’ (SAHRC) statement that the KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) Health...

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Sep 17

HOSPERSA TAKES LIMPOPO HEALTH TO TASK OVER PARAMEDICS OHS CONTRAVENTIONS

Hospersa has reported the Limpopo Department of Health (DoH) to the Department of Labour (DoL) for gross Occupational Health and...

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Sep 17

HOSPERSA WELCOMES MINISTER’S CALL FOR ARRESTS ON KZN ONCOLOGY CRISIS

Hospersa welcomes the Minister of Health’s call for the arrest of implicated individuals in the procurement of oncology machines in...

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Sep 17

HOSPERSA SLAMS LATEST CAPE TOWN AMBULANCE ATTACK

Hospersa has slammed the recent attack on an ambulance in Western Cape last week. The attacks on Emergency Medical...

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Aug 17

HOSPERSA TO MARCH AGAINST CORRUPTION AND MALADMINISTRATION IN NORTH WEST PUBLIC HEALTH

Hospersa in the North West province is requesting members of the media to attend a march to address corruption and...

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Aug 17

HOSPERSA UNMOVED BY MINISTER’S SOLUTION ON KZN ONCOLOGY CRISIS

Hospersa welcomes the Minister of Health’s intervention into the oncology crisis in KwaZulu-Natal but is of the view that the...

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Aug 17

HOSPERSA CONDEMNS ASSAULT ON A WOMAN BY HIGHER EDUCATION DEPUTY MINISTER

Hospersa has come out strongly against the Deputy Minister of Higher Education for allegedly assaulting a woman at a social...

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Aug 17

HOSPERSA MEMBERS CALL OFF SANPARKS STRIKE ACTION

Hospersa members at South African National Parks (SANParks) have ended the strike action. Members affiliated to the Union ended...

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Jul 17

HOSPERSA MEMBERS CONTINUE STRIKE ACTION AT SANPARKS

Hospersa members at South African National Parks (SANParks) are continuing with the industrial action after rejecting the new wage offer....

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Jul 17

HOSPERSA SUSPENDS SANPARKS STRIKE AFTER RECEIVING IMPROVED OFFER

Hospersa has suspended the industrial action at South African National Parks (SANParks) following an improved offer by the tourism giant....

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Jul 17

HOSPERSA MEMBERS GO ON STRIKE AT SANPARKS

Hospersa members at South African National Parks (SANParks) are effectively embarking on industrial action after mediation by the Senior Commissioner...

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12

Jul 17

HOSPERSA PREPARES FOR SANPARKS NATIONWIDE STRIKE

Hospersa is preparing to embark on a nationwide industrial action at South African National Parks (SANParks). A wage dispute...

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6

Jul 17

HOSPERSA ASKS MINISTER TO INTERVENE IN NORTH WEST STAFF OUTSOURCING SAGA

Hospersa has sent an open letter to the Minister of Health regarding the re-utilisation of contract staff and the outsourcing...

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Jul 17

HOSPERSA BEMOANS SANC COURT RULING CLAIMS

Hospersa is concerned by the South African Nursing Council’s statement claiming victory on a recent court case. The Union...

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27

Jun 17

HOSPERSA TO MARCH AGAINST GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE

The Health and Other Service Personnel Trade Union of South Africa (Hospersa) will join the Matlosana Municipality in North West...

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26

Jun 17

HOSPERSA GRANTED COURT ORDER AGAINST SANC EXAMS

The Health and Other Service Personnel Trade Union of South Africa (Hospersa) has been granted a court order instructing the...

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23

Jun 17

HOSPERSA TAKES SANC TO TASK OVER EXAM CANCELLATION

The Health and Other Service Personnel Trade Union of South Africa (Hospersa) has raised concerns with the South African African...

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21

Jun 17

HOSPERSA CONSIDERS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH OFFER FOR PATHOLOGY OFFICERS

The Health and Other Service Personnel Trade Union of South Africa (Hospersa) is pleased that the Department of Health (DoH)...

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21

Jun 17

HOSPERSA BEMOANS SANC EXAM CANCELLATION

The Health and Other Service Personnel Trade Union of South Africa (Hospersa) is disappointed by the action taken by the...

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20

Jun 17

HOSPERSA VINDICATED BY SAHRC ON CALLS FOR KZN HEALTH MEC RESIGNATION

The Health and Other Service Personnel Trade Union of South Africa (Hospersa) welcomes the report by the South African Human...

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Jun 17

HOSPERSA ASKS GOVERNMENT TO SPEEDILY COMPENSATE PATHOLOGY OFFICERS

The Health and Other Service Personnel Trade Union of South Africa (Hospersa) is concerned by reports stating that Forensic Pathology...

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Jun 17

HOSPERSA HIGHLIGHTS DISMAL HEALTH STANDARDS AT GAUTENG HOSPITAL

The Health and Other Service Personnel Trade Union of South Africa (Hospersa) is outraged by reports stating that patients at...

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Jun 17

HOSPERSA CONCERNED BY KZN ONCOLOGISTS MASS RESIGNATIONS

The Health and Other Service Personnel Trade Union of South Africa (Hospersa) is concerned by the poor state of cancer...

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May 17

HOSPERSA SLAMS PENSION FUND BAIL OUT FOR SAA

The Health and Other Service Personnel Trade Union of South Africa (Hospersa) is alarmed by reports that National Treasury is...

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May 17

HOSPERSA CONCERNED BY GAUTENG MEASLES OUTBREAK

The Health and Other Service Personnel Trade Union of South Africa (Hospersa) is concerned by the measles outbreak in Gauteng....

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May 17

HOSPERSA SLAMS LIMPOPO AMBULANCE ATTACK

The Health and Other Service Personnel Trade Union of South Africa (Hospersa) is alarmed by the attack on an ambulance...

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May 17

HOSPERSA CONDEMNS SPIKE IN GENDER BASED VIOLENCE

The Health and Other Service Personnel Trade Union of South Africa (Hospersa) condemns the alarming rate in which women and...

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May 17

HOSPERSA CELEBRATES ROLE PLAYED BY NURSES

The Health and Other Service Personnel Trade Union of South Africa (Hospersa) celebrates the role played by nurses in delivering...

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May 17

HOSPERSA DEMANDS KZN CANCER CRISIS ACTION

The Health and Other Service Personnel Trade Union of South Africa (Hospersa) demands a conclusive report on the cancer crisis...

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May 17

HOSPERSA JOINS SAMA IN KZN HEALTH MARCH

The Health and Other Service Personnel Trade Union of South Africa (Hospersa) has accepted an invitation from the South African...

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Apr 17

HOSPERSA CALLS FOR OHS NATIONAL INTERVENTION

The Health and Other Service Personnel Trade Union of South Africa (Hospersa) calls on Government to address Occupational Health and...

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Apr 17

HOSPERSA CALLS FOR URGENT NATIONAL INTERVENTION ON PARAMEDICS ATTACKS

The Health and Other Service Personnel Trade Union of South Africa (Hospersa) condemns the recent attack on members in the...

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Apr 17

HOSPERSA CONDEMNS HEALTH WORKER SHORTAGE IN KZN

The Health and Other Service Personnel Trade Union of South Africa (Hospersa) has come out strongly against recent reports of...

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12

Apr 17

HOSPERSA SLAMS GAUTENG HEALTH FOR MISMANAGEMENT

The Health and Other Service Personnel Trade Union of South Africa (Hospersa) is slamming the Gauteng Department of Health (DoH)...

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Apr 17

HOSPERSA POSED FOR NETCARE STRIKE WHILE INTIMIDATION SURGES

The Health and Other Service Personnel Trade Union of South Africa (Hospersa) is posed to embark on nationwide strike action...

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Mar 17

HOSPERSA OUTRAGED BY FAILURE TO PROTECT NON-STRIKERS IN LIMPOPO

The Health and Other Service Personnel Trade Union of South Africa (Hospersa) has written to the Limpopo Department of Health...

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Mar 17

HOSPERSA DISTURBED BY CEILING COLLAPSE AT LIMPOPO HOSPITAL

The Health and Other Service Personnel Trade Union of South Africa (Hospersa) is disturbed by recent reports of a ceiling...

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Mar 17

HOSPERSA EMBARKS ON NATIONWIDE TB AWARENESS CAMPAIGN

The Health and Other Service Personnel Trade Union of South Africa (Hospersa) has planned nationwide activities on Tuberculosis (TB) during...

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Mar 17

HOSPERSA ALARMED BY LIMPOPO CLINIC WATER CRISIS

The Health and Other Service Personnel Trade Union of South Africa (Hospersa) is alarmed by recent reports of the water...

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24

Mar 17

HOSPERSA SLAMS KZN HEALTH FOR CANCER PATIENT DEATHS

The Health and Other Service Personnel Trade Union of South Africa (Hospersa) is slamming the KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) Department of Health...

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Mar 17

HOSPERSA CONDEMNS CHILD RAPE AT PE HOSPITAL

The Health and Other Service Personnel Trade Union of South Africa (Hospersa) has condemned the rape of a young girl...

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Mar 17

HOSPERSA SIGNALS IMPENDING MEDICROSS STRIKE

The HeaThe Health and Other Service Personnel Trade Union of South Africa (Hospersa) has signalled impending strike action at the...

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Mar 17

HOSPERSA PROBES CORRUPTION AT NW HOSPITAL

The Health and Other Service Personnel Trade Union of South Africa (Hospersa) has written an open letter to the North...

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10

Mar 17

HOSPERSA CONDEMNS LATEST CAPE TOWN AMBULANCE ATTACK

The Health and Other Service Personnel Trade Union of South Africa (Hospersa) is shocked to learn of the latest attack...

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Mar 17

HOSPERSA SLAMS EC HEALTH FOR SAFETY FAILURES AFTER PATIENT DIES

The Health and Other Service Personnel Trade Union of South Africa (Hospersa) is slamming the lacking implementation of safety measures...

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3

Mar 17

HOSPERSA QUESTIONS HOSPITAL CEILING COLLAPSE

The Health and Other Service Personnel Trade Union of South Africa (Hospersa) is shocked by reports of a collapsed roof...

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Mar 17

HOSPERSA CONCERNED OVER ONGOING KZN CANCER CRISIS

The Health and Other Service Personnel Trade Union of South Africa (Hospersa) is becoming increasingly concerned over the serious shortage...

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1

Mar 17

HOSPERSA HIGHLIGHTS MPUMALANGA HOSPITAL MISMANAGEMENT

The Health and Other Service Personnel Trade Union of South Africa (Hospersa) is outraged by reports of mismanagement and corruption...

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Feb 17

HOSPERSA CRITICAL OF FAILURE TO CUT COSTS IN BUDGET

The Health and Other Service Personnel Trade Union of South Africa (Hospersa) is critical of the little focus given to...

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Feb 17

HOSPERSA APPEALS TO GORDHAN TO ALLEVIATE PRESSURE ON WORKERS AND CURB CORRUPTION

The Health and Other Service Personnel Trade Union of South Africa (Hospersa) is appealing to Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan to...

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Feb 17

HOSPERSA WELCOMES MAKHURA’S ESIDIMENI ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

The Health and Other Service Personnel Trade Union of South Africa (Hospersa) welcomes the acknowledgement of the recent deaths of...

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Feb 17

HOSPERSA ALARMED BY IMMINENT HOSPITAL STAFF SHORTAGE

The Health and Other Service Personnel Trade Union of South Africa (Hospersa) is alarmed by recent reports of an imminent...

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Feb 17

HOSPERSA APPLAUDS MOTSOALEDI FOR ESIDIMENI ACTION

The Health and Other Service Personnel Trade Union of South Africa (Hospersa) applauded the action being taken by the Department...

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15

Feb 17

HOSPERSA SLAMS KZN AMBULANCE ATTACK

The Health and Other Service Personnel Trade Union of South Africa (Hospersa) is shocked over the attack on an ambulance...

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10

Feb 17

HOSPERSA BEMOANS LOW HEALTH FOCUS IN SONA

The Health and Other Service Personnel Trade Union of South Africa (Hospersa) is disappointed at the lack of focus shown...

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Feb 17

HOSPERSA CALLS ON ZUMA TO ADDRESS PUBLIC SERVICE FAILURES IN SONA

The Health and Other Service Personnel Trade Union of South Africa (Hospersa) is calling upon President Jacob Zuma to give...

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Feb 17

HOSPERSA OUTRAGED BY KZN CANCER CRISIS

The Health and Other Service Personnel Trade Union of South Africa (Hospersa) is outraged by the appalling state of cancer...

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2

Feb 17

HOSPERSA APPALLED AT POOR MANAGEMENT OF GAUTENG PUBLIC HEALTH

The Health and Other Service Personnel Trade Union of South Africa (Hospersa), is shocked by the revelations of the Health...

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2

Feb 17

HOSPERSA SAYS EMS ACTION TOO LITTLE TOO LATE FAILURES

The Health and Other Service Personnel Trade Union of South Africa (Hospersa) is underwhelmed by the latest statements of the...

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31

Jan 17

HOSPERSA TAKES GOVERNMENT TO TASK OVER IMPLEMENTATION FAILURES

The Health and Other Service Personnel Trade Union of South Africa (Hospersa) has summoned two state departments for arbitration at...

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27

Jan 17

HOSPERSA QUESTIONS CAUSE OF AMBULANCE ACCIDENT

The Health and Other Service Personnel Trade Union of South Africa (Hospersa) has raised concerns regarding a recent accident involving...

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Jan 17

HOSPERSA URGES MINISTER TO ADDRESS HEALTHCARE EMPLOYMENT PARADOX

The Health and Other Service Personnel Trade Union of South Africa (Hospersa), reacting to the recent statement by the health...

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Jan 17

‘Medics must get free aid’

The Health and Other Service Personnel Trade Union of South Africa (Hospersa) wants the government to pay for the treatment...

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Jan 17

State should pay for paramedics’ treatment, says union

Johannesburg – The Health and Other Service Personnel Trade Union of South Africa (Hospersa) on Tuesday said it wants the...

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Jan 17

HOSPERSA ASKS MEC TO INTERVENE IN AMBULANCE ATTACKS

The Health & Other Service Personnel Trade Union of South Africa (Hospersa) yesterday sent an open letter regarding the escalating...

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Jan 17

HOSPERSA OPPOSES BAIL FOR AMBULANCE ROBBERS

The Health & Other Service Personnel Trade Union of South Africa (Hospersa) is opposing the bail for the suspects who...

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Dec 16

HOSPERSA TO APPROACH IPID OVER POLICE INTIMIDATION OF VULNERABLE WORKERS

The Health & Other Service Personnel Trade Union of South Africa (Hospersa) will approach the Independent Police Investigative Directorate...

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Dec 16

HOSPERSA CALLS FOR HEALTH WORKERS’ SAFETY ON AIDS DAY

The Health & Other Service Personnel Trade Union of South Africa (Hospersa) is calling for greater commitment to the health...

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Aug 16

HOSPERSA CONDEMNS ATTACKS ON FREE STATE PARAMEDICS

The Health & Other Service Personnel Trade Union of South Africa (Hospersa) is calling for the acquittal of Community Health...

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Aug 16

HOSPERSA REQUIRES THE SERVICES OF A HIGHLY MOTIVATED INDIVIDUAL AS LABOUR RELATIONS ORGANISER

Applications are invited for the position of Labour Relations Organiser. The Labour Relations Oraniser will be situated in the Northern...

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8

Aug 16

HOSPERSA COMPETITON – ENDS 30 NOVEMBER 2016

Win a seaside holiday at the luxury Marlicht Holiday Resort in Margate, KZN as well as a shopping voucher. All...

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4

Aug 16

HOSPERSA ALARMED OVER CAPE TOWN AMBULANCE VIOLENCE

The Health & Other Service Personnel Trade Union of South Africa (Hospersa) is calling for the acquittal of Community Health...

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Jun 16

HOSPERSA MEETS WITH NETCARE OVER CLICKS DEAL

The Health & Other Service Personnel Trade Union of South Africa (Hospersa) is calling for the acquittal of Community Health...

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23

Jun 16

HOSPERSA SUPPORTS MEMBERS DURING NETCARE RESTRUCTURING

The Health & Other Service Personnel Trade Union of South Africa (Hospersa) is calling for the acquittal of Community Health...

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Jun 16

HOSPERSA CALLS FOR COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKERS’ ACQUITTAL

The Health & Other Service Personnel Trade Union of South Africa (Hospersa) is calling for the acquittal of Community Health...

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10

Jun 16

Netcare’s Clicks pharmacy deal mired in anger, confusion

Cape Town - Netcare [JSE:NTC] is taking flak from independent pharmacists and a trade union after announcing plans for a...

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9

Jun 16

Netcare Business day

PRIVATE hospital group Netcare’s plans to outsource its Medicross pharmacies and its hospital retail outlets to health and beauty retailer...

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8

Jun 16

HOSPERSA CONDEMNS NETCARE OUTSOURCING

The Health & Other Service Personnel Trade Union of South Africa (Hospersa) today condemned private hospital group Netcare for announcing...

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3

Jun 16

Public Service Co-Ordinating Bargaining Council (PSCBC)

The Health & Other Service Personnel Trade Union of South Africa (Hospersa) yesterday tabled its submission to the Department of...

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1

Jun 16

Hospersa Inputs On NHI White Paper

The Health & Other Service Personnel Trade Union of South Africa (Hospersa) yesterday tabled its submission to the Department of...

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May 16

NHL Report No. 7

We Can Report that Hospersa met with the employer on 26 May 2016 in an effort to resolve the impasse...

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May 16

Hospersa Braces For Netcare Restructuring

The Health & Other Service Personnel Trade Union of South Africa (Hospersa) today expressed its concern about the recent annoucement...

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Apr 16

Hospersa Concerned Over Nurses Safety

The Health & Other Service Personnel Trade Union of South Africa (Hospersa) today expressed its concern over the safety of...

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Mar 16

Compel hospitals to protect staff against TB, union says

Compel hospitals to protect staff against TB, union says Durban - The Health and other Service Personnel Trade Union of...

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Aug 15

SA’s inequality greatly concerning, says Mo Ibrahim

The gap between rich and poor in South Africa was of great concern, philanthropist Mo Ibrahim said on Saturday. ...

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18

Aug 15

Marikana commission resumes on Monday

The Farlam Commission of Inquiry has announced it will resume hearings on Monday. The Commission is probing the deaths...

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Aug 15

Anglo Platinum reported to have reduced job-cut target by 31% to 4,138 at most

According to Alwyn van Heerden of trade union Uasa, Anglo American Platinum (Amplats) has reduced the number of jobs it...

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Aug 15

Economy has failed miners, says Amcu’s Mathunjwa

Mineworkers have not benefited from the country's economic gains, Joseph Mathunjwa, president of the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union,...

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18

Aug 15

Top earners will not be able to take their dismissal cases to CCMA

Imraan Mahomed, director at Routledge Modise, says that, if proposed labour law amendments are adopted, dismissal disputes involving employees at...

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18

Aug 15

Labour law amendments will throttle job creation

Brendan Peacock writes that imminent labour law amendments represent the most significant tightening of labour laws since the Labour Relations...

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Jul 15

ANC tells its partners it won’t budge on e-tolls

The ANC, as the leader of the tripartite alliance, stamped its authority this week by insisting on the user-pays principle...

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25

Jul 15

Parliament jamming case under way at high court

Cape Town - An urgent application to prohibit the use of mobile network blocking devices in Parliament got under way...

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25

Jul 15

SAA plans to save R900m through staff cuts

LOSS-making national airline South African Airways (SAA) is looking to save more than R900m over three years through staff reductions...

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25

Jul 15

Eskom freezes job cuts to retain vital skills

ESKOM has quietly shelved plans to reduce staff numbers and arrest spiralling costs after a voluntary separation process attracted thousands...

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25

Jul 15

Nurses who moonlight strain the health system (Opinion & Analysis)

BETWEEN 2009 and 2010, the government spent about R1.49bn hiring nurses for the public health sector from nursing agencies....

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25

Jul 15

Inside Labour: Stop passing the buck (Opinion & Analysis)

TWO of labour’s greatest modern tragedies provided a media focus over the past week or so: Aurora and Marikana. And...

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Apr 15

Hospersa demands meeting with Mchunu

Durban - About 200 members of the Hospersa trade union marched through Pietermaritzburg on Friday afternoon to demand a meeting...

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Mar 15

The Buck STOPS WITH YOU, MEC Dhlomo

In response to Health MEC Sibongiseni Dhlomo's "li this was a bank, then I would change banks" (March 7,201S),theliealthand0ther -Service...

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Mar 15

SA employers plan to increase staff, employment survey shows

EMPLOYERS in SA are planning to increase staffing levels in the coming quarter of the year, providing some glimmer of...

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9

Mar 15

Jobs Fund succeeds at ‘too high a cost’

THE head of the Jobs Fund, Najwah Allie-Edries, has conceded that the cost of creating new employment under the programme...

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9

Mar 15

Structure of economy needs to be transformed, says Nene

A COMPETITIVE and "friendly" landscape for business is crucial if the structure of the economy is to be transformed, Finance...

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9

Mar 15

Teachers first up in presidential inquiry on public sector salaries

A PRESIDENTIAL review of public-sector salaries and conditions of service is now officially under way with a call for submissions,...

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9

Mar 15

EDITORIAL: Fix health system to avoid lawsuits

THE liability insurance problems faced by medical specialists in SA and enunciated by Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi on Monday are...

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20

Feb 15

Panel to consider merits of legal rhino horn trade

SA HAS appointed a panel of experts to examine the viability of a legal rhino horn trade, the environmental affairs...

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20

Feb 15

Unless freedom is for everyone, it is not freedom

WHEN principles are applied to some but not others, they become prejudices — which is why some who claim to...

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20

Feb 15

Controversial clause on state ‘custodianship’ of assets cut from bill

THE controversial clause in the draft Promotion and Protection of Investment Bill allowing for the state to take "custodianship" of...

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20

Feb 15

Increase in petrol price is likely as oil rises

MOTORISTS may have to pay more for petrol over the next two months after having enjoyed six months of consecutive...

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8

Feb 15

Teachers and police resign in mistaken belief about pensions

TEACHERS, police officers and other members of the Government Employee Pension Fund (GEPF) are continuing to resign due to the...

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8

Jan 15

SAPS hits out at report of rising criminality within police

THE South African Police Service (SAPS) has hit back at the South African Institute of Race Relations (SAIRR) report on...

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8

Jan 15

SA’s rich ‘likely to bear brunt of expected tax increases’

HAVING already announced a raft of austerity measures five months into his position, Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene now has to...

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8

Jan 15

Minister challenges unions on minimum wage issue

LABOUR Minister Mildred Oliphant on Wednesday urged organised labour to be clear on the common ground for the framework of...

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8

Jan 15

Not enough incentives for whistle-blowers

THERE were not enough incentives for people to expose corruption, Deputy Public Protector Kevin Malunga said on Wednesday....

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8

Jan 15

KZN’s mystery R61m hospital bus tender

Durban - A tender for four mobile clinics in KwaZulu-Natal will end up costing taxpayers a "crazy" R61m - and...

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8

Jan 15

Ebola’s toll on pregnant women

Treatment and care for women with pregnancy-related issues is incredibly complicated in Ebola stricken nations say medical experts. ...

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8

Jan 15

Gauteng takes steps towards paperless education

Grade nine pupils in a school in Tembisa, Johannesburg listen attentively to their teacher as she asks them to work...

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8

Jan 15

It may be ‘slightly harder’ to afford to buy a home

Prospective home-buyers may find it slightly more difficult to afford a property this year than in 2014, because growth in...

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8

Jan 15

Blackouts cut forecast for interest rates hike

ELECTRICITY blackouts are threatening SA’s economic growth, giving investors a reason to scale back bets for higher interest rates....

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8

Jan 15

Disobedience, civil or otherwise, may win the day in e-tolls battle

THE resistance to electronic tolling on Gauteng freeways has been hailed as the largest civil disobedience campaign in the history...

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8

Jan 15

Labour groups welcome austerity promises

ORGANISED labour this week cautiously welcomed Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene’s promises to trim the fat and do more with less...

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8

Jan 15

Public services slashed, with some departments losing 4%

GENERAL public services budget allocations have been pared to the bone, with many government departments due to lose 4% a...

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8

Jan 15

Union Strike

Of the R1.25 trillion consolidated expenditure in the 2014 Budget, spending on social services amounts to R744.2 billion....

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12

Sep 14

Smartphones could beat doctors to diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease

SMARTPHONES can act as "pocket doctors", diagnosing Parkinson’s and other degenerative diseases with astonishing accuracy on the basis of users’...

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12

Sep 14

BEE share-purchase deals SA’s biggest corporate fraud

BLACK economic empowerment (BEE) share-purchase schemes are the biggest untold corporate fraud of 20 years of democracy in South Africa....

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12

Sep 14

Global players recognise ‘value of emerging markets’

EMERGING - market investment company LeapFrog Investments has raised R4.2bn ($400m) for a new fund, 12 months after the $204m...

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12

Sep 14

Efficient public transport still eludes working-class citizens

THE card scanner on Johannesburg’s Rea Vaya bus rapid transit (BRT) system reads "insufficient balance". The attendants say it’s malfunctioning...

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12

Sep 14

High court vindicates watchdog’s inquiry into private health sector

ON AUGUST 22, Judge Elias Motajane handed down judgment in the Netcare vs KPMG and Competition Commission case. Netcare brought...

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12

Sep 14

Nurse shocked with electricity, choked and raped at work

Bongiwe Mnguni, a nurse at Helen Joseph Hospital in Johannesburg, thought she would never survive the brutal attack. Speaking to...

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13

Aug 14

State sets lower target for good municipal audits

THE government has set another target for municipal audit outcomes, hoping to increase unqualified audit opinions to "at least" 75%...

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13

Aug 14

Provincial, local government should raise own revenue, says HSRC

THE implementation of fiscal decentralisation policies for the delivery of public services in South Africa has not resulted in more...

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13

Aug 14

Local debt to Eskom ‘points to dire crisis’

MUNICIPALITIES’ debt to the embattled electricity utility Eskom has trebled to R10.8bn in nine months and is threatening to spiral...

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13

Aug 14

Investigation uncovers unlawful food labelling

SOME of the country’s major retailers have been implicated in a food labelling scandal that could see consumers suffering from...

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13

Aug 14

Poachers face hot pursuit across borders

THE South African Police Service is conducting hot-pursuit operations into Mozambique to catch and bring to book suspected rhino poachers. National...

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13

Aug 14

Ramaphosa criminally liable for deaths of 34 strikers, says Mpofu

LAWYER for the workers who were injured and arrested in Marikana in 2012, Dali Mpofu said Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa...

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