In August 2012, members of the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (“NUMSA”) engaged in a protected strike. During the strike, various acts of violence are alleged to have occurred, resulting in damage to property owned by the respondents and its employees.
The employer subsequently dismissed the striking employees pursuant to their alleged misconduct during the strike, and on the basis of derivative misconduct.
Challenging the fairness of the dismissals, NUMSA referred a mutual i...
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