Mamabolo said, despite the violation of bilateral agreements, the process was used as a tool to address some people, while appearing to promote those in the inner circles of senior management. They also called for civilian positions to be filled by qualified candidates, appropriate conciliation committees to be agreed at all levels, and all positions to be vacant. Our request that all hospital guards be transposed into the SAPS Act is maintained. The implementation of the restructuring plan within the organization streamlined the SAPS structure from four (4) assistant national commissioners to three (3) and thirteen (13) divisions to ten (10). On Friday, December 11, 2020, a special meeting of the SSSBC will be held, at which THE SAPS will answer, among other things, the following outstanding questions; All of the above topics will be discussed and answered at this upcoming special SSSBC meeting, and updates will be communicated later. The ultimate goal is to deal with the very cumbersome structure of the organization by reintegrating the executives in order to ensure their optimal use by making the strategic framework available effectively and strategically at the local level of police work. The restructuring plan also aims to enable the organization to fulfil its constitutional mission by reducing the existing costs of the structure, which have a direct impact on the compensation budget, in order to redirect resources and manage police work on the ground. He said wage increases were also part of the concern, because front-line work was neglected during the Covid-19 Lockdow. We remain firmly in favour of the full implementation of Part D of the 2011 SSSBC 2 agreement on the introduction of the Public Service Act into the SAPS Act. Our request was to increase the review of service allowances from R400 to R1500. “This abominable trend seems to come into the SAPS itself when dealing with personalities that are contrary to principles,” he said.
However, the unions have called for the suspension of these unilateral restructuring processes. The agreement, which came into force on November 30, 2020, aims to ensure that the organization is able to effectively fulfill its mandate. Police unions said they had not been questioned about the restructuring. The general secretary of the South African Police Union (Sapu), Tumelo Mogodiseng, said that management had sometimes not consulted with unions – “they are taking advantage of restructuring to punish those who don`t like them in the system.” National spokesman Vish Naidu and his counterpart Athlenda Mathe did not comment. Cap – Restructuring within the police has made unions sweat and says that it is very cumbersome and not geared towards service delivery. · Reassessment of K9 units, tanks and explosion units The agreement was reached by SAPS as an employer and the Police and Prison Civil Rights Union (POPCRU) and the South African Policing Union (SAPU) as recognized unions within the service. “The SNEC therefore calls for an immediate and unconditional suspension of all restructuring processes that have taken place within THE SAPS at the national, provincial and stationary level until consultations at the SSSBC level are completed, at a time when the Covid 19 pandemic has eased.” Twitter: twitter.com/SAPoliceService Facebook: www.facebook.com/SAPoliceService Instagram: instagram.com/sapoliceservice_za/ YouTube: www.youtube.com/user/SAPoliceService site: www.saps.gov.za This agreement on promotion policy must be implemented on the latter.