Eastern Cape rejects axed KZN nurses

SABC News, February 14, 2007 The Eastern Cape health department said it will not employ the nurses who participated in the illegal industrial action in KwaZulu-Natal earlier this month. The KwaZulu-Natal department of health fired 728 nurses who participated in the 10-day unprotected strike where nurses demanded payment of rural allowances. Sizwe Kupelo, the Eastern Cape heath department spokesperson, said they have warned managers in their province not to consider the applications of nurses involved in the strike. ... Eastern