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Apr 21

HOSPERSA SLAMS GOVERNMENT’s CALL FOR PUBLIC PROPOSALS TO RESOLVE SALARY DEADLOCK

Hospersa, a Union with more than 50 000 members in the public sector [predominantly in the Department Health and the Department of Social Department], has slammed the Minister of Public Service and Administration for making a call to the public to come up with proposals for resolving the current government-labour wage negotiations deadlock.
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Mar 21

HOSPERSA BLASTS LIMPOPO HEALTH FOR USING COVID-19 VACCINES AS A DISPUTE BARGAINING CHIP

Hospersa, a Union with more than 60 000 members in both the public and private health sector, has criticised the Limpopo Department of Health (DoH) for threatening to close down vaccination stations in the province if Hospersa and six other unions (NEHAWU, PSA, DENOSA, SAMATU, SAEPU and NPSWU) proceed with their planned strike action next week. The seven unions are in dispute with the Limpopo DoH over working hours after the provincial health department issued circulars with changes in shift rosters. The unions are now planning to go on a protected strike from 8 March 2021 to force the employer to withdraw the circulars and consult with them before making changes to employees working conditions. Hospersa has also condemned the Limpopo DoH for using Covid-19 vaccines as a bargaining chip to threaten members from exercising their rights to strike
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Feb 21

HOSPERSA WELCOMES VACCINE ARRIVAL BUT SLAMS NOBEL NOMINATION FOR CUBAN DOCTORS

Hospersa, a Union with more than 60 000 members in both the public and private health sector, has welcomed the arrival of the first consignment of the COVID-19 vaccine in South Africa. Hospersa, a Union with more than 60 000 members in both the public and private health sector, has welcomed the arrival of the first consignment of the COVID-19 vaccine in South Africa.  The Union has encouraged its members to take up the opportunity to be vaccinated in the first phase and has called on the Department of Health (DoH) to accelerate education efforts about the vaccine to alleviate fears and uncertainty around its safety.  Hospersa has also slammed President Ramaphosa’s announcement of the proposed nomination of Cuban doctors for the Nobel Peace Prize citing that the country’s health workers are more deserving of the nomination after their tireless efforts in keeping the country’s depleted health sector afloat with little support and recognition.  The Union adds that government needs to fully recognise and appreciate the country’s health workers for the successful roll-out of the vaccination campaign.
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Sep 20

HOSPERSA RALLIES ITS MEMBERS IN THE PUBLIC SERVICE TO EMBARK ON NATIONWIDE STRIKE ACTION

Hospersa, which represents more than 50 000 public service employees [predominately health workers] has started rallying its members to embark on industrial action next month, following government’s failure to implement clause 3.3 of the Public Service Coordinating Bargaining Council (PSCBC) Resolution 1 of 2018 which talks to public servants wage increases for 2020/21.
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Jul 20

HOSPERSA CONCERNED BY HEALTH SYSTEM COLLAPSE AS COVID-19 PEAKS IN RSA

Hospersa, a Union with more than 60 000 members in both the public and private health sector, has raised concerns over the country’s healthcare system citing that it could collapse as the COVID-19 peak looms closer.
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Jul 20

HOSPERSA APPALLED BY FREE STATE GOVERNMENT’S TERMINATION OF CONTRACTS OF HEALTH CARE WORKERS

Hospersa, a Union of more than 60 000 healthcare workers [predominately Nurses] in the public and private health sector, has demanded more appreciation for nurses as the country battles with COVID-19. 
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Hospersa Trade Union

Hospersa professionally organises and serves to protect workers’ interests and rights in the workplace. This is done in a democratic manner, free from employers’ and political interference. As a signatory of the Public Service Charter, Hospersa ensures that it is an active social partner.

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Hospersa represents members in every establishment where they are employed. The members elect shop stewards among themselves to represent them in the workplace.

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Who We Represent

Hospersa is a trade union for employees in the Public Service as well as in the private sector. Hospersa also organises members in nongovernmental organisations and parastatals.

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