Funeral sector threatens to strike

President of the National Funeral Practitioners Association, Muzi Hlengwa speaks to eNCA. Courtesy #DStv403

JOHANNESBURG - Over 3,000 funeral industry employees are expected to down tools from Monday.

They have vowed not to collect corpses after the government failed to respond to their demands.

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Funeral parlour directors are demanding the outsourcing of mortuary facilities to be recognised and legalised.

They also want the amendment of by-laws by municipalities to enable cluster storages.


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