For the second time under the covid-19 pandemic and lockdown, community care workers in Khayelitsha protested for better conditions of work.
The coronavirus has exposed the ailing public health system and the inequalities between private and public healthcare.
Workers and unions continue to be on the defensive under covid-19 conditions as many employers are putting their profits ahead of workers’ health and safety.
In a public meeting held at Macassar Civic Hall on Thursday night, families of the workers slain by the September 2018 explosion at the Rheinmetall Denel munitions plant called for the company to be held accountable.
A memorial service for the workers killed in an explosion at Rheinmetall Denel Munition was held on Thursday evening.