Solidarity to fight NHI

Solidarity announced  that it is considering all avenues to fight the damaging effects the implementation of the National Health Insurance (NHI) will have. Morné Malan, Senior Researcher at the Solidarity Research Institute (SRI) explained: “The NHI in its current format is heading for an unquestionable disaster. All medical practitioners, taxpayers and South African citizens will be affected negatively by this. Therefore, we undertake to use all resources at our disposal to combat the impact of it.” Solidarity will provide input at any public participation process to address the bill’s shortcomings…

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Social crisis looming – Solidarity

The Solidarity Occupational Guild for Social Workers spoke out strongly against the Department of Social Development, as more subsidy payments are delayed due to negligence. The Guild requested the Solidarity Research Institute to do in-depth research on the challenges being faced with subsidy payments so that we can approach the department with workable solutions. “In April this year, children’s homes in Pretoria were affected, and now it is children’s homes, old age homes and other institutions in the Eastern Cape. It seems that this is becoming a countrywide issue and…

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Denel cannot pay salaries in full

Solidarity serves demand: Denel to take legal action Solidarity  served a demand under section 165 of the Companies Act on Denel to take legal action against individuals who were responsible for, or who were party to the financial predicament the company finds itself in. This comes after various irregularities were brought to Denel’s attention in Solidarity’s Denel File provided to Denel in April 2018. This led to several dismissals at the institution. According to Solidarity’s Head of Legal Services, Anton van der Bijl, under this section of the Act Solidarity…

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