The Nationwide Schooling, Well being and Allied Staff’ Union (Nehawu) is planning to launch strike in opposition to the Nationwide Scholar Monetary Assist Scheme (NSFAS).
The strike is targeted on the necessity for wage improve.
This resolution was born after the union failed to succeed in a beneficial settlement with their employer, NSFAS.
The employees beneath Nehawu are demanding an eight p.c wage improve due to the financial disaster however NSFAS claimed that the scheme can be dealing with a tough time.
Regardless of the scheme’s plea saying it has been affected by the pandemic, the employees are nonetheless not giving in to the claims.
Nehawu indicated that NSFAS obtained some funds earlier than the nationwide lockdown and ever since, it had not been accounted for.
The employees union additionally made it recognized that they need NSFAS administrator Randall Carolissen to step down.
The employees accused him of plunging the scholar monetary support into disaster.