The court has ruled that these employees can claim from the Compensation Fund if injured while on duty. The ground-breaking judgment also ensures domestic workers can apply retrospectively.
The South African Federation of Trade Unions (SAFTU) hosted 1,000 delegates from over 147 working class formations at the two-day summit which saw debates individual sectors as well as on larger strategies.
The long-awaited judgment of the Constitutional Court brought to an end an almost four-year-long legal battle on the correct interpretation of a section of the Labour Relations Act.
After a month of protests and negotiations, then company has been willing to consider only a 6.2% increase