According to a report in the Mail & Guardian on 17 July 2015 officials in the Department of Labour are being forced to pay thousands in legal fees for refusing to bow to ‘political’ pressure and withdraw an application  to the Labour Court to have Ceppwawu placed under administration, more particularly for failing to submit audited financial statements for more than three years, as required by the Labour Relations Act.

See the following report based on the reporting by Matuma Letsoalo and Qaanitah Hunter and which was first published in the Mail & Guardian on 17 July 2015 :

Labour officials told to cough up for defying minister

And the report on SA Labour News

Officials who defied labour minister in pursuing Ceppwawu court application to bear the legal costs

See also earlier posts on GilesFiles

Trade union: application for administration posted on 15 May 2015

Prescribed debt: award prescribes after 3 years posted on 17 October 2014