PHOTOS | Protesting workers 'trash' Charlotte Maxeke hospital
Protesting workers trashed the Charlotte Maxeke Academic Hospital in Johannesburg on Thursday in a dispute over unpaid bonuses.
The workers including doctors, nurses, cleaners and porters are demanding for the Gauteng department of health to pay out performance bonuses owed to them for 2016/17 financial year.
Black bags containing rubbish ranging from paper to half-eaten food were emptied along the corridors‚ contaminating what is meant to be a hygienic environment.
Some patients were wheeled through the piles of rubbish by some of the non-striking workers. Others‚ with patches covering their eyes‚ were seen walking through the soiled corridors.
A few of the demonstrators wore blue face masks to protect themselves from the unsanitary conditions.
A revolving door had been blocked from the inside with a heap of metallic chairs.
Workers at Charlotte Maxeke hospital in Johannesburg protested on May 31 2018 over unpaid overtime and other labour issues.
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