Question NW735 to the Minister of Public Service and Administration

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05 May 2017 - NW735

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Vos, Mr J to ask the Minister of Public Service and Administration

With reference to his reply to question 266 on 6 March 2017, (a) how many Labour Court cases was each national department involved in (i) in the (aa) 2014-15 and (bb) 2015-16 financial years and (ii) since 1 April 2016, (b) how many of the specified cases (i) were concluded and (ii) are still pending in each case and (c) what is the total amount spent on legal proceedings in each case?


According to information at the disposal of DPSA based on the quarterly reports received from national departments (a) there were 53 Labour cases for the national departments in 2016/17 financial year (i) (aa) there were 20 cases for 2014/15 financial year and (bb) there were 46 cases for 2015/16 financial year (ii) Since 1 April 2016 (b) (i) there are 8 cases concluded and (ii) 45 cases which are still pending. The legal cost are paid for by the affected national departments who take responsibility for the costs of their individual cases. Attached for ease of reference is the table of involved national departments for 2014/15, 2015/16 and financial years.


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