The National Education Health and Allied Workers Union (Nehawu) is organising a march to Parliament in Cape Town on Wednesday, where members will hand over a memorandum to Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan before he delivers the 2017 budget speech. Five marches in total will take place across the country‚ with the march to Parliament being the main one. Marches will be held in Bisho in the Eastern Cape‚ Pietermaritzburg in KwaZulu-Natal‚ Kimberly in the Northern Cape and Tshwane in Gauteng. The march in Tshwane will be a joint one with the Democratic Nursing Organisation of SA (Denosa), to the Department of Health and the South African Nursing Council offices. According to Nehawu general secretary Bereng Soke‚ the issues to be raised during the day of national action will include, but will not be limited to, retrenchments and outsourcing‚ a demand for a higher minimum wage‚ the total scrapping of e-tolls and the full implementation of national health insurance. "The aim of this nation...

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