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southafricalogoEWN reports that offices of the Department of Home Affairs across the country were not open on Saturday.  The department asked the public to remain patient as its dispute with staff over Saturday working hours remained unresolved.  

Spokesperson David Hlabane indicated that discussions between the department and unions have not reached a conclusion.  He added that the unions were demanding that workers be paid overtime for Saturdays, while the department maintained that it could not afford that.

  • A short report by Katleho Sekhotho is at EWN
  • The department’s short press statement in this regard is at SA Govt online

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