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NOTICE OF TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF THE CCMA PORT ELIZABETH (EASTERN CAPE) REGIONAL OFFICE

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NOTICE OF TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF THE CCMA PORT ELIZABETH (EASTERN CAPE) REGIONAL OFFICE

10 July 2020

URGENT NOTICE

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

SUBJECT: NOTICE OF TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF THE CCMA PORT ELIZABETH (EASTERN CAPE) REGIONAL OFFICE

It is with regret that the CCMA confirms further cases of COVID – 19 in its Port Elizabeth Regional Office. Following the confirmation, the CCMA staff members concerned have received medical attention and are 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 Port Elizabeth Regional Office based at 97 Govan Mbeki Avenue, Port Elizabeth 6001, shall be temporarily closed from today 10 July 2020 and shall reopen on Monday, 13 July 2020. 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 for today, 10 July 2020, will be rescheduled and management will communicate further on this issue. upon. However, cases scheduled for hearing in alternative venues outside the Port Elizabeth 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 pe@ccma.org.za and by using the following facsimile (Fax) number: 041-586-4410/4585.

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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