Hein Kaiser
2 minute read
21 Jul 2021
4:57 am

Unions in a bid to place Mango in business rescue

Hein Kaiser

Mango staff have not been paid salaries since May. Since the beginning of lockdown last year, employees have voluntarily taken salary cuts to keep the airline afloat.

Unions representing Mango staff will head to court to file an application for the airline to be placed in business rescue.

Unions representing Mango staff will head to court this week to file an application for the airline to be placed in business rescue. This comes after the department of public enterprises ignored a deadline to respond to questions from staff about its future and unpaid salaries. Mango Pilots’ Association, the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa, and the South African Cabin Crew Association said they had exhausted all other avenues to seek a solution to the funding impasse. Even a letter to President Cyril Ramaphosa did not get much more than acknowledgement of receipt. https://citizen.co.za/business/2575506/workers-in-bid-to-save-ailing-mango/ “Business rescue is unfortunately...