The EPWP workers have vowed to fight until their demands are met.
Community health workers keep on delivering services to communities against many odds, while burdened by the loss of colleagues to Covid-19.
As the outcry by thousands of care workers whose bodies continue to be on the frontline against covid-19 gets louder around the country, their conditions of work remain unchanged.
For the second time under the covid-19 pandemic and lockdown, community care workers in Khayelitsha protested for better conditions of work.
About 300 community careworkers marched from Day Hospital in Site B Khayeltisha to the health district offices demanding better working conditions.
Blue Ribbon workers have been on strike for over seven weeks with an agreement with the employer still a distant prospect.
About 100 community health workers marched through the streets of Cape Town to the Western Cape Department of Health to demand better working conditions.
A hospital for children is facing imminent closure after withdrawal of funding by the Department of Health.
Trade unions and community activists came out against the implementation of the minimum wage and the proposed labour law amendments.