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EFFSC reject TUT agreement

EFFSC reject TUT agreement

“This protest action will continue until the university management stops being arrogant and call the right people who have been representing the workers.”

The EFF Students Command (EFFSC) at the Tshwane University of Technology (TUT), has rejected the agreement reached on insourcing.

Speaking to The Citizen, EFFSC chairperson at TUT, Mpho Kekana said those who were part of the outsourcing talks, were not leaders elected by workers to represent them.

“Therefore, we cannot accept that agreement reached by TUT and Nehawu.

“This protest action will continue until the university management stops being arrogant and call the right people who have been representing the workers,” said Kekana.

Nehawu said the agreement reached to insource all services that are currently managed by external service providers, will be gradually phased in taking into account that some contracts between the university and some service providers must reach their end point.

According to the agreement, workers will receive a minimum wage of R5000, and the dependents of these employees will be recipients of study benefits. The first group of workers will be absorbed from the July 01 this year and the programme will run until 2019 when the last batch of contracts expires.-stevent@citizen.co.za

 

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