Popcru wants an increase in danger allowance


Popcru (Police and Prisons Civil Rights Union) said most of its workers are working in unpalatable conditions, which has worsened since the onset of COVID-19 pandemic.

This is the reason it is requesting for an increase in the danger allowance of prison and health officials.

The union further said:

Considering the dire conditions these officers find themselves in, their danger pay should be reviewed.”

Bheki Cele, Police Minister said – the pandemic is straining the already stretched resources of the police.

Richard Mamabolo from Popcru mentioned that they’ve been observant with the working conditions of its members.

He said:

Members work under difficult and strenuous conditions,” he said.

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