‘We want our CEO back’ – unions at SAA


The South African Cabin Crew Association and the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa have embarked on a protest demonstration demanding the reinstatement of the man they refer to as “our CEO” – the outgoing Vuyani Jarana.

The two unions staged lunchtime pickets at airports around the country, in protest against Jarana’s resignation as well what they deem inaction on a forensic report by EY (formerly known as Ernst & Young) submitted to the board in 2015, which implicated executives and board members in mismanagement at the national carrier. The EY report was based on reviews of 48 procurement contracts awarded by SAA and its subsidiaries Air Chefs, Mango and SAA Technical, Fin24 previously reported.

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