With the greatest respect, you are effectively saying that you don’t know the current situation, hence the gathering of information. You could be busy appointing staff where there is already a surplus of staff. There will be no prejudice to the SABC to temporarily put a moratorium on appointments until such time we have the information at our disposal (the 14th). However, if you continue to staff the SABC, and it was not the correct decision in the circumstances, the SABC may open itself for litigation and employees may be severely prejudiced by this.
The practical implication of appointing staff whilst you were supposed to reduce staff is that newly appointed staff members may be faced with retrenchment. Such employees could have left stable jobs and find themselves on the streets as a result of retrenchments.
We urge you once again to immediately put a moratorium on appointments, as previously requested until we have the “as is” situation of the SABC and the report referred to in your correspondence.
The SABC cannot afford to waste a cent.
Hannes du Buisson
On 2011/02/04 11:53 AM, "Justice Ndaba" <NdabaJ@sabc.co.za> wrote:
Mr. du Busson
I appreciate your situation, however I propose that we stick with our agreement as stated yesterday mainly because that exercise is meant to gather information that will help us with identifying critical posts, and in particular so that when we do put a moratorium then it from an informed position.
Please exercise patience we will meet the deadline of the 14th.
From: BEMAWU HEADOFFICE [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Sent: Friday, February 04, 2011 11:11 AM
To: Justice Ndaba
Cc: Robin Nicholson; Keobokile Mosweu; Tuwani Gumani; Vulture
Subject: Filling of positions
In our meeting yesterday, 3 February 2011 we have once again raised our concern about the filling of positions whilst we are in a process of restructuring. Hereunder more positions advertised this morning.
Should you not place an immediate, written moratorium on the filling of all positions, except those one required by the Act to be filled, we consider seeking an urgent intervention from the Labour Court. You informed us in yesterday’s meeting you are not sure how the structure at it lowest levels will look like. What if it is required to cut at these levels too?
We respectfully request your most urgent response.
Hannes du Buisson
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