Labour court declares Municipal Systems Amendment Act unconstitutional
Cosatu welcomes ruling that a prohibition on municipal employees holding public office cannot be allowed to stand
Labour federation Cosatu has welcomed a ruling by the labour court which found the prohibition of all municipal employees from holding political office to be unconstitutional.
The ruling comes after the SA Municipal Workers Union (Samwu) successfully approached the Constitutional Court on the constitutional invalidity of the Municipal Systems Amendment Act, which introduced a new blanket ban on all municipal employees from holding office at any level in a political party...
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