Anyone who has been through a CCMA hearing will enjoy this reversal of roles - the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration has been cleared by the Auditor General's investigation into allegations of fraud and corruption, made by its two former employees. This was the tenth unqualified audit in a row by the AG. The two employees in question were sacked after two independent disciplinary inquiries, and are also facing criminal charges for threatening and intimidating the director of the CCMA. The governing body chairperson of the CCMA, Tanya Cohen, said that the investigation had not impacted on the commission's delivery of services, so you should still be able to haul any recalcitrant employees to a hearing with minimum fuss. Read more: Business Report and IOL.
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