LABOUR LAW ABUSE EXPOSED Retrenchees can attach company property, experts reveal
LABOUR law experts say it is not all doom and gloom for workers in the wake of the Supreme Court ruling giving employers the right to fire workers on three month notice.
In circumstances where companies fail to honour obligations such as retrenchment packages, salary arrears and pensions among others, the labour experts said, workers immediately become creditors and they were empowered by the law to apply for sequestration of the company.
Sequestration is the taking of someone’s property, voluntarily (by deposit) or involuntarily (by seizure), by court agents or into the possession of a third party, awaiting the outcome of a trial in which ownership of that property is at issue.
Labour law expert Mr Caleb Mucheche, said the