South African court dismisses appeal against SAA layoff ruling – Reuters

JOHANNESBURG, July 9 (Reuters) – A South African court on Thursday dismissed an appeal by administrators in charge of South African Airways (SAA) against a ruling which prevented them from laying off staff. The failure of the appeal means the administrators may have to start consultations about layoffs from scratch if employees do not accept…

South African court dismisses appeal against SAA layoff ruling – Reuters

JOHANNESBURG, July 9 (Reuters) – A South African court on Thursday dismissed an appeal by administrators in charge of South African Airways (SAA) against a ruling which prevented them from laying off staff. The failure of the appeal means the administrators may have to start consultations about layoffs from scratch if employees do not accept severance packages they have been offered. South African labour law stipulates a minimum two-month consultation period for layoffs. The Labour Appeals Court upheld a May ruling that consultations on layoffs
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