Home affairs workers are on strike. Apparently the strike is Nationwide and not only Mamelodi East, Mahube Valley office is closed. The workers including the department of Home Affairs in Mamelodi East started their strike today. Rumors says the workers works over time including weekends without getting paid. EWN reported that the trade union representing home affairs front office workers have called for a Nationwide strike due to the department’s withdrawal of a circular aimed at forcing its staff to work overtime including Saturday without paying them overtime. It is not yet know when the issue will be resolved.
By: Fortunate Machaba