Amcu head Mathunjwa says his removal was unlawful

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Amcu leader Joseph Mathunjwa.
Amcu leader Joseph Mathunjwa.


On Monday, acting Judge Sandile Mabaso of the labour court ruled that his re-election as Amcu president in 2019 had not been valid. He found that Mathunjwa had not been employed in the mining and construction sectors since 2013, which is when he was retrenched.

But Mathunjwa, in his appeal papers filed a day after Mabaso’s judgment, stressed that, by virtue of being a union member in good standing, he was eligible to contest for the Amcu presidency.

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