A look at the CCMA ruling which reinstated a lab analyst who went AWOL during the lockdown

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An Eastern Cape based lab analyst who was dismissed after she was absent without leave (AWOL) during the Covid-19 lockdown, has been vindicated by the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation, and Arbitration (CCMA) which ruled in her favour.

Her dismissal in April last year was found to be substantively unfair and, in a ruling by Commissioner Naledi Bisiwe, her employer was ordered to reinstate her, according to a Webber Wentzel report.

Background to the case 

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