Educators Union to take government to court over schools reopening

JOHANNESBURG – Union to take the government to court over the reopening of schools. The Educators Union of South Africa is taking the government to court over the reopening of Schools.

The Educators Union of South Africa (EUSA) is taking the government to court.

The Union is trying to stop the government plans to reopen Grade 7 and 12 pupils next week.

  South African plan to re-open schools imminent, COVID-19 cases hit 11 350

The Educators Union stands for over 27 000 teachers in the country.

According to EUSA, Basic Minister Angie Motsheka and the department of Education misled the public.

The Union says the department misled the public on the supply of personal protective equipment and also the guarantee of the safety of teachers and the public.

  Lockdown Update: "Western Cape ready for Level 3" - Winde

Earlier, Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi said that demands by teacher unions for personal protective equipment for their members are can be easily met.

“We are dealing with those processes and so any institutions that feels the safety of their sector or their members is at risk, we want to assure them that they are not at risk,” said Lesufi.

  Ex President Jacob Zuma In Poor Health Over Mystery Illness in Durban

He says that it should be an easy thing to meet by the department of education and they expect teachers to show up at the place of work on Friday.

Source: eNCA 

17 Shares

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *