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Apr 20

HOSPERSA DEMANDS IMPROVED HEALTH WORKERS’ SAFETY DURING COVID-19 LOCKDOWN

Hospersa, a union organising in both the public and private healthcare sector as well as in tourism organisations [SANParks and Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife], has demanded government to address the Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) issues faced by health workers in many of the health facilities around the country during the COVID-19 coronavirus lockdown.
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Mar 20

HOSPERSA DISTANCES ITSELF FROM SHUTDOWN OF PUBLIC FACILITIES AMID WAGE INCREASE UNCERTAINTY

Hospersa, which represents more than 50 000 public servants [predominately health workers] has distanced itself from statements made by the National Union of Public Service and Allied Workers (NUPSAW) threatening to shut down public facilities if workers do not receive their salary increases. 
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Mar 20

HOSPERSA CONCERNED BY INCREASING COVID-19 INFECTIONS IN SA

Hospersa, a union organising in both the public and private healthcare sector as well as in tourism organisations [SANParks and Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife], is becoming increasingly concerned over the rate of infections of COVID-19 coronavirus in South Africa.
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Feb 20

HOSPERSA BLASTS GOVERNMENT’S PROPOSAL TO REVIEW PUBLIC SERVICE WAGE AGREEMENT

Hospersa, which represents more than 50 000 public servants [predominately health workers] has rejected Government’s request to review 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.  Government has made this request citing that it cannot afford public servants’ salary adjustments to be effected on 1 April 2020.  Hospersa has criticised government’s failure to plan and has vowed to take the state to task should it fail to implement the already meagre increases that were signed for in 2018 by other unions in the PSCBC.
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Jan 20

HOSPERSA SHOCKED BY DEADLY BACTERIA OUTBREAK AT TEMBISA HOSPITAL

Hospersa is shocked to learn that ten (10) babies died at Tembisa Hospital during the festive season following an outbreak of a highly drug-resistant bacteria, Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacterales (CRE).  The Gauteng Department of Health (DoH) has highlighted overcrowding and poor hygiene measures in neonatal wards as the main causes of this outbreak.  The provincial department has put measures in place to address these concerns, however Hospersa is alarmed that these measures were taken without union’s involvement. 
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Sep 19

HOSPERSA TO MARCH TO KRUGER NATIONAL PARK OVER UNFAIR LABOUR PRACTICES

Hospersa is gearing up for a march on 20 September 2019, at the Kruger National Park to address the various employment issues at the South African National Parks (SANParks).  The list of grievances includes the collapsed wage negotiations as well as a dispute involving the payment of Sunday hours and Public holidays.
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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.

About Us

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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