Public Enterprise minister, Pravin Gordhan says there’s a “social plan” that can be of advantages to South African Airways (SAA) workers going through retrenchment.
About 2,000 employees are on the threat of shedding their jobs after being issued part 189 notices however Gordhan assures them that there’s a backup plan ready for them.
This was after a Enterprise Rescue Plan (BRP) was permitted by traders this week that reveals that only one,000 jobs might be retained out of the over 2,000 workers to be retrenched.
Whereas chatting with eNCA, Gordhan says the affected employees will profit from a undertaking established to make use of, prepare and refer them to different firms.
“We now have a social plan that has been developed, and the concept of the social plan is to have a lay off scheme in order that within the rapid, as much as a 1,000 folks might be employed and one other 1,000 are half of what’s referred to as a coaching lay off scheme the place different arms of presidency. Different establishments just like the transport SETA will take part and the non-public sector as effectively in order that we maintain one other 1,000 folks in reserves in order that because the airline grows and as situations change, these folks might be introduced on board,” –Pravin Gordhan, Minister of Public Enterprises.
The division of Public Enterprises believes that this social plan will present a greater consequence than liquidation.