Operations Expected To Resume At Sassa Following Strike

The union and the agency agreed to suspend the biometric system during discussions on Wednesday. PICTURE: Jacaranda FM

JOHANNESBURG: Operations are expected to resume at the Sassa offices on Thursday morning after a strike against its new biometric system. The strike was suspended on Wednesday after National Education, Health and Allied Workers’ Union […]

Workers Go On Strike At Sassa


JOHANNESBURG: Nehawu’s main bone of contention is the roll-out of a biometric system for beneficiaries.  Workers downed tools on Wednesday at the South African Social Security Agency (Sassa), which provides welfare grants to millions of poor people, […]

Sassa Officially Takes Over Grant Payments


JOHANNESBURG: From Monday, the South African Post Office officially took over the payment of social grants and a new Sassa gold card is now in use. The South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) says it […]