Eskom continues to block Daniels in McKinsey-Trillian aftermath
The head of legal and compliance claims she was suspended for a letter of demand on global consultancy McKinsey and the Gupta-linked Trillian consultancy to recover R1.6bn
After more than three months, Eskom’s suspended head of legal and compliance, Suzanne Daniels, will have to wait another month to continue her battle to be reinstated. On Thursday, at the request of Eskom’s legal representatives, the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA) adjourned hearings on her application to be reinstated. This was on the second day of her testimony in which she detailed what she said were Eskom’s "spurious and vexatious accusations" against her. Daniels was initially suspended on October 6 2017. Among the allegations against her was that she had failed to respond timeously to a parliamentary question to the public enterprises minister. She was also accused of spending more than R66,000 on a two-day team-building excursion for her staff of 20 at the Kievits Kroon estate in Pretoria. The other charge was that she had spent R9,600 on advice from legal firm Cliffe Dekker Hofmyr. Daniels’s suspension notice was served on her by Eskom’s acting ...
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