Sakhi Dlala | Editor
Ekapa- Zinqunyanyisiwe iiklasi eCPUT (Bellville) emva kweengxoxo ezithathe imini yonke phakathi kwabaphathi beDyunevisithi nabasebenzi bencediswa ngabafundi.
Eyona miba iphambili ebibekwe ngabafundi iquka ukuqeshwa kwabasebenzi yidyunivesithi ubuqu (insourcing) nokuchithwa kwamatyala abafundi abawafumana ngenxa yokuzibandakanya nephulo le-Fees Must Fall.
Lengxoxo ibibanjelwe kwisakhiwo se-Administration, iquka abasebenzi beekhampasi ngeekhampasi.
Emva kwemini yeengxoxo abaphathi bemana ukungavumi kwezi zicelo zimbini ngelithi abanawo amagunya wokuthabatha izigqibo ezithile bade bagob’ uphondo xa ilanga lizakutshona. Intsebenziswano phakathi kwabafundi nabasebenzi yenze abaphathi bavume ukunqumamisa iiklasi okwethutyana de kubanjwe intlanganiso ngoLwesithathu yeBhunga ezakuhlala ixoxe malunga nokuqeshwa kwabasebenzi yiDyunivesithi ubuqu.
Lentlanganiso yeBhunga ibizakubanjwa ekuqaleni kwenyanga yoMsintsi yaze yahlehliselwa umhla we 31 EyeKhala 2017 emva koxinzelelo ngabafundi nabasebenzi. Emva kokuba abasebenzi bethe abazokubuyela emsebenzini de banikwe izivumelwano ezithi baqeshwe yi-CPUT ubuqu lemini yentlanganiso yeBhunga iye yabekelwa uLwesithathu.
Kulindeleke zivulwe ngoLwesine iiklasi.
CPUT Management has decided by to suspend classes for Tuesday and Wednesday pending a council meeting that will sit to deliberate on insourcing and dropping of state charges against students.
This comes after marathon meetings were held on Monday afternoon between workers, students and management.
The council meeting is expected to sit on Wednesday. Through united effort between students and workers, the meeting which had initially been set for early September was moved to the 31st of July and after rigorous lobbying from the students it was decided that meeting be moved to Wednesday.
CPUT cleaning and security staff demand new insourcing contracts while students involved in Fees Must Fall want the university to lobby the state to drop all charges related to the struggle for free education.