Alison Lee

Alison Lee

NEWSFLASH FOR WEEK 5 (25 – 29 October 2021)



Government considering making Covid-19 vaccines mandatory for public servants


The government is discussing the possibility of making Covid-19 vaccines mandatory for public servants if the current voluntary uptake does not improve.





BCM in the dark about court order on chaotic waste site


Buffalo City Metro says it is unaware of a court order telling it to comply with its operating permit relating to the Roundhill waste landfill site in Ntabozuko (formerly Berlin) within 90 days.




Informal sector maternity, parental benefits mooted


The deadline for input on the SALRC discussion paper, Maternity and parental benefits for self-employed workers in the informal economy has been extended




Physios’ bid to halt clawbacks ‘could ruin medical schemes’


The SA Society of Physiotherapy’s (SASP’s) bid to scrap provisions in the Medical Schemes Act that enable schemes to recover claims paid in error will have a devastating effect on the industry if it is upheld by the courts, a legal consultant to the Board of Healthcare Funders (BHF) warned on Wednesday.


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