Health workers set to march

National Health Laboratory Service Employees have been interdicted from continuing with their protest action. Courtesy #DStv403

JOHANNESBURG - Unions are preparing for a Day of Action on Thursday.

The National Education, Health and Allied Workers' Union (Nehawu), together with Cosatu and the SACP, will make submissions to the Presidency and Parliament.

READ: Nehawu calls for members to stay away from work

They are unhappy about the conditions in which health workers do their jobs.

There will also be a national day of prayer on Tuesday at the Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital that will honour all the health workers who have died due to the coronavirus. 

READ: Nehawu strike set to continue despite court interdict

Cosatu said it warned the government that allowing anyone to procure personal protective gear opened the door to corruption.

Bheki Ntshalintshali said the federation fully supports Nehawu's call for a day of action on Thursday.

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