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EC transport tussles with senior official over ‘derogatory remarks dismissal’

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The council found that Brown’s dismissal was procedurally and substantively unfair, ordered the department to reinstate him on February 1 and back pay him an amount of R620 865 by February 26. Picture: iStock/ Designer491
The council found that Brown’s dismissal was procedurally and substantively unfair, ordered the department to reinstate him on February 1 and back pay him an amount of R620 865 by February 26. Picture: iStock/ Designer491

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He was dismissed in absentia in May 2020 following an array of charges relating to making derogatory remarks against the department’s deputy director-general for administration Mzwandile Sisilana and chief director Charles Reynolds.

But, the General Public Service Sector Bargaining Council ruled in his favour in an award dated December 14. The award also ordered the department to issue Brown with a written warning.

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