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Nehawu day of action: Presidency, Health Deputy Minister to receive memorandum

More than 100 Nehawu members who had arrived at the Union Buildings on Thursday afternoon were ready to hand over their memorandum of demands to the office of the Presidency.

Nehawu members gathered outside the Union Buildings in Pretoria on 3 September 2020 to hand over their list of demands on the union's national day of action. Picture: Kgomotso Modise/EWN

JOHANNESBURG – Workers affiliated to the National Education, Health and Allied Workers Union gathered outside the Union Buildings in Pretoria for their national day of action on Thursday.

They called for safer working conditions for frontline workers in the fight against COVID-19.

More than 100 members were ready to hand over their memorandum of demands to the office of the Presidency.

Deputy Health Minister Joe Phaahla was in attendance to accept the memorandum.

The South African Communist Party's Solly Mapaila said, “Workers cannot borrow power to unscrupulous people that are divided into factions and have no concern for society, except how to amass resources for themselves.”

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