Nehawu announces national strike at TVET colleges

A 17-year-old grade nine student was repeatedly stabbed in what is believed to be a revenge attack at Trenance Park Secondary School in Verulam on Monday morning. PHOTO: Supplied/Rusa

A 17-year-old grade nine student was repeatedly stabbed in what is believed to be a revenge attack at Trenance Park Secondary School in Verulam on Monday morning. PHOTO: Supplied/Rusa

The strike will reportedly begin on February 14th and run indefinitely until demands are met.

The National Education, Health and Allied Workers Union (Nehawu) on Monday announced a national strike set to affect “all the technical and vocational education and training and community education (TVET) and training colleges” across South Africa.

Nehawu general secretary Zola Saphetha said to journalists in Pretoria: “The strike will commence at workplaces on the 14th of February in the morning and run indefinitely until all our demands are met by the department of higher education and training.”

– African News Agency

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