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Joint statement by Congress and Nehawu on a fire in Congress


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This afternoon, the Speaker of Parliament, represented by Speaker of Parliament Noshibiwe Mapisa Nukakura, and the NEHAWU delegation, led by President Mike Singanghe, held an emergency meeting following the two fires. A few days ago. The conference has continued unfortunate public tensions since the outbreak of fires related to safety and occupational health and safety issues.

The two parties agreed that as a way to move forward, they would be more involved in all concerns and create space to end the public conflict, which would not help in the dire fire situation within the parliamentary precincts. I agreed. Further meetings are planned on this point.

An urgent obligation for all major stakeholders in Parliament to take decisive action in response to a fire incident, take emergency measures, keep Parliament functioning, and implement a business continuity plan to fulfill its obligations under the Constitution. had.

The concerns expressed by NEHAWU, including the Occupational Safety and Health Report, are understood to have been submitted to the Parliamentary Accounting Officer and will be immediately notified to the Chair.

Further information that NEHAWU has on occupational health and safety and parliamentary safety formed part of an ongoing internal investigation and is currently parliamentary.

The Speaker of Parliament confirms that no stones are left in both external and internal investigations into the situation associated with the outbreak of the fire. Currently, there is no conclusive evidence or result of the cause of the fire as the investigation is underway.

NEHAWU and the Parliamentary Leader have promised to work together for the benefit of the Parliament and the people of South Africa, to resolve areas of disagreement and to address the concerns raised by union leaders.

States parties also promise to work together in the aftermath of the fire to deal with the situation. This includes assessing and devising means of ensuring that Congress’s work is uninterrupted.

Distributed by APO Group on behalf of South Africa: Parliament.

Joint statement by Congress and Nehawu on a fire in Congress

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