Public Enterprise minister, Pravin Gordhan says there’s a “social plan” that can be of advantages to South African Airways (SAA) staff dealing with retrenchment.
About 2,000 staff 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 authorised by traders this week that reveals that just one,000 jobs could be retained out of the over 2,000 staff to be retrenched.
Whereas talking to eNCA, Gordhan says the affected staff will profit from a undertaking established to make use of, practice and refer them to different firms.
“We have now 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 individuals could be employed and one other 1,000 are half of what’s known 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 nicely in order that we preserve one other 1,000 individuals in reserves in order that because the airline grows and as situations change, these individuals could be introduced on board,” –Pravin Gordhan, Minister of Public Enterprises.
The division of Public Enterprises believes that this social plan will present a greater end result than liquidation.