DENOSA in the Free State province concluded its provincial congress in Ventersburg with the announcement of the newly-elected leadership for the new term.
The congress was addressed by Health MEC in the province, who called for close collaboration between unions and the Department in tackling the many challenges faced by the healthcare system in the province.
COSATU Provincial Secretary also addressed the congress where he called for an end of honeymoon on matters that need no negotiation with the employer. He urged DENOSA to brief its lawyers and take the Department to court over many matters that it refuses to implement as collective bargaining agreement.
DENOSA Free State Congress: election results
The IEC announced the election results earlier today for the position of chairperson. The contest was between Thibogang Thole and Lebitsa Mokhele.
47 voting delegates cast their vote.
The results were:
Lebitsa Mokhele: 22
Thibogang Thole: 25
Thibogang Thole retained his position as Provincial Chairperson.
The POBs, therefore, are:
Chairperson: Thibogang Thole
Deputy Chairperson: Thuto Kheleli
Provincial Secretary (Acting): Matshidiso Dipudi
Provincial Treasurer: Thabiso Khoeli