15 May 2015
The Democratic Alliance has described as
unacceptable that Nedlac had strong-armed the Minister of Labour Mildred
Oliphant, to drop her request for school principals to be declared an essential
The Constitution states a right to strike, which
means if teaching is declared an essential service principals and teachers
would not be allowed to strike.
DA MP of Labour Ian Ollis said we believe that the minister
was going in the right direction. In fact we do need to limit the right to
strike for school principals.
Ollis said we are calling on the minister to
reinstate that proposal so that we can limit the right to strike for school principals,
so that school children can be supervised properly during a strike that is
called by teacher unions.
Labels: School principals to be declared an essential service debate continues