NEWS & ANALYSIS

New Eskom board has initiated 1067 disciplinary cases - Pravin Gordhan

Minister says 977 finalised leading to 64 dismissals, 288 suspensions without pay, 233 final warnings

DEPARTMENT: PUBLIC ENTERPRISES

REPUBLIC OF SOUTH AFRICA

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

QUESTION FOR ORAL REPLY

QUESTION NO.: 158

Mr E J Marais (DA) to ask the Minister of Public Enterprises:

What number of (a) charges have been laid against Eskom employees by the new Eskom Board of Directors and (b) the specified cases have been finalised? No 3365E

REPLY:

According to the information received from Eskom

(a)

As at September 2018 there have been 1067 disciplinary cases initiated since the tenure of the new Eskom Board of Directors.

(b)

Of the 1067 disciplinary cases, 977 have been finalised.

The outcome of the finalised disciplinary cases is as follows: 64 Dismissals; 288 Suspension without pay; 233 Final warning; 321 written warning; 69 not guilty and 2 Counselling.

Issued by Parliament, 14 December 2018