South African Communist Party

2 February 2021 The South African Communist Party (SACP) in the Western Cape welcomes the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA) award delivered on Tuesday, 2 February 2021 ordering the ANC in the Provincial Legislature to reinstate nine dismissed workers, affiliated to Nehawu. The nine Nehawu affiliated workers were unfairly dismissed on 8 October 2019. The CCMA award ordered the respondent, the ANC, to reinstate the nine workers with retrospective effect to 1 January 2020 and back-pay them. The award or order can be described as a landmark order that will serve as a lesson to many ANC deployees who, when deployed, contemplate firing the existing workforce for the benefit of their cronies and factionalist interests. The SACP applauds Nehawu and the federation, Cosatu, for the effective and successful representation of the workers who were victims of poor, arrogant leadership and endemic factionalism within the ANC. In a number…

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SACP Western Cape celebrates the reinstatement of the nine ANC Caucus staff