She said compliance managers working with Nehawu in the rapid response task team will assist with some matters and ensure there is simple communication and easy to understand messages.
“It is regrettable communication meant to assist all of us in the mitigation was not clear enough.
“Officials of parliament must be able to continue doing the work of parliament while also taking all precautions to mitigate any likelihood of infection as is reasonably possible,” she said.
She invited Tembe to recommend solutions that would ensure their colleagues would avoid falling ill with the virus.
In response, Tembe maintained there was no consultation with the union and even if there was, they would not have agreed “with such an unreasonable decision”.
“We stand available to be consulted by the (newly appointed) secretary and management of parliament in this regard, but you will find it hard to convince us to agree to such a decision,” he said.
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