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TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF THE CCMA GAUTENG (VAAL) REGIONAL OFFICE

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TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF THE CCMA GAUTENG (VAAL) REGIONAL OFFICE

2 JULY 2020

URGENT NOTICE

ATTENTION: MEDIA HOUSES, CCMA USERS, STRATEGIC PARTNERS AND STAKEHOLDERS

SUBJECT: NOTICE OF TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF THE CCMA GAUTENG ( VAAL) REGIONAL OFFICE

It is with regret that the CCMA confirms an additional case of COVID – 19 in its Vaal Regional Office. Following the confirmation, the CCMA staff member concerned has received medical attention and is in isolation. CCMA staff members whom may have been in contact with the affected staff member in this office have also been advised to seek medical attention and quarantine.

Against the above background, please be advised, effective today, 2 July 2020 that the Vaal Regional Office based at Cnr. Kruger Avenue & Edward Street, Vereeniging, 1939 shall be temporarily closed. This urgent decision is taken in the interest of safeguarding the health and well – being of CCMA staff and Users. During this time, these offices shall be disinfected and sanitised, ensuring that all health and safety regulations are complied with, when the office re-opens.

As a result, all cases that were scheduled for hearings between, today, 2 July 2020 and tomorrow, 3 July 2020, will be rescheduled. Management will communicate further on this issue upon the re-opening of the office tentatively on Monday, 6 July 2020. However, cases scheduled for hearing in alternative venues outside the Vaal Regional Office will proceed as scheduled.

Users may still make referrals and applications using the CCMA’s digital case referral and application platform, made available from Monday, 8 June 2020. Users can also send case-related queries or refer disputes by sending an email to Johannesburg@ccma.org.za and by using the following facsimile (Fax) number: 016-422-6837/5285/1859/1959

The health and safety of CCMA staff and Users remain a priority during this time.

For media enquiries, please send an email to mediarelations@ccma.org.za

ENDS

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