MTN ignores court ruling - again

MTN ignores court ruling - again

Call-centre staff fighting for R60m in salaries.

For the second time in two years a court has ordered MTN to pay 38 call-centre staff members an estimated R60 million in salaries after they were illegally retrenched in December 2010. But, again, Africa’s largest mobile-phone operator ignored the order. Instead it labelled the claimants “deserters” and, illogically, accused them of failing to turn up for work during the time they were litigating against MTN  in order to win the right to return to work.

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