MBABANE: Oscar Nkambule, the President of National Public Service Workers Union(NAPSAWU) said employees within the Emergence Preparedness Response(EPR) department will down tools on Wednesday to put pressure on government to provide working equipment and allowances.
Speaking to this Swaziland News on Monday, the NAPSAWU President said the decision by the employees came after series of unsuccessful attempts to engage the employer on this matter, he apologised to the public that services might be limited in the midst of the strike.
“The EPR employee’s tried in vain to engage government to provide working equipment and allowances hence the decision to down tools. We apologize to members of the public as services will be limited and it’s unfortunate that the employees were forced to take decision” said the NAPSAWU President.
Efforts to reach Dr Vusi Magagula, the Director of Health Services in the Ministry of Health proved unsuccessful at the time of compiling this report.
EPR employees demand working equipment from government