07 January 2020 - NW1669
Hill-Lewis, Mr GG to ask the Minister of Public Enterprises
Whether, with regard to the recent strike action at SA Airways, the striking unions complied with the law in holding a strike ballot among their members; if not, what is the position in this regard; if so, (a) which organisation and/or persons supervised the ballot and (b) was the ballot conducted by secret vote?
According to the information received from SAA:
Yes, the striking unions complied with the law in holding a strike ballot.
(a) Union of Metal Workers of South Africa (NUMSA) and the South African Cabin, Crew Association (SACCA). SAA also deployed its own observers for the supervision.