Eric Naki
Political Editor
2 minute read
3 Aug 2020
4:59 am

ANC will lose our vote – union

Eric Naki

Treatment of its members and their health ‘reckless’ during a pandemic.

Nehawu. Photo: File

The National Education Health and Allied Work-ers Unions (Nehawu) has threatened that its members would stop voting for the ANC if its deployees undermined the union in the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic. The union said if the ANC failed to rein in its public representatives the workers were ready to withhold their votes for the party. “We find it abhorrent that 26 years into our nascent democracy we still have public representatives who lack the necessary sense of urgency needed to deal with a pandemic of this magnitude,” said Nehawu general secretary Zola Saphetha. The Nehawu leadership asked the...