Court name
Conciliation Mediation and Arbitration Commission of eSwatini
Case number
STK 145 of 2009

Mahwayi v World Vision (Mpolonjeni ADP) (STK 145 of 2009) [2010] SZCMAC 42 (26 August 2010);

Law report citations
Media neutral citation
[2010] SZCMAC 42
Coram
Velaphi Dlamini, Arbitrator

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

IN THE CONCILIATION, MEDIATION AND ARBITRATION COMMISSION (CMAC)

 

HELD AT MANZINI                                 CMAC NO: STK 145/09

In the matter between:

 

THOBILE MAHWAYI                                                   APPLICANT

 

And

 

WORLD VISION (MPOLONJENI ADP)                    RESPONDENT

 

CORAM:

 

ARBITRATOR                                                    VELAPHI ZAKHELE DLAMINI

 

FOR APPLICANT:                                             MR. NDABENHLE DLAMINI 

 

FOR RESPONDENT                                         MS. ZANDILE MABUNDZA

FOR RESPON

________________________________________________                  

 

ARBITRATION AWARD

________________________________________________                  

 

 

 

 

  1. PARTIES AND HEARING

 

  • The Applicant is Thobile Mahwayi, a Swazi female adult of P.O.Box 683, Siteki. The Respondent is World Vision (Mpolonjeni ADP) of P.O.Box 206, Siteki.

 

  • The Applicant was represented by Mr. Ndabendle Dlamini of C.Z Dlamini Attorneys. The Respondent was represented by Ms Zandile Mabundza of Magagula Attorneys.

 

  1. PRELIMINARY ISSUES

 

By consent the parties amended the Respondent’s citation from Mpolonjeni ADP- World Vision to World Vision (Mpolonjeni ADP); as the latter was the proper citation.

 

  1. ISSUES IN DISPUTE

The Applicant alleges that she was constructively dismissed, and claimed the following;-

 

  1. One Month’s Notice
  2. Additional Notice
  3. Severance allowance
  4. 20 days leave
  5. Pension Fund
  6. Maximum Compensation
  7. Certificate of Service

 

These claims were disputed by the Respondent

 

  1. BACKGROUND OF THE DISPUTE

 

  • The Applicant reported a dispute to the Commission for Constructive Dismissal. The dispute was conciliated, however it remained unresolved, hence, the issuance of a certificate of unresolved dispute No-094/10. The parties requested for arbitration under the auspices of the Commission and I was appointed to determine the matter.

 

  • The matter was scheduled for arbitration on the 13th July 2010, and during the hearing, the Respondent made an offer to settle which was accepted by the Applicant. The parties agreed that the dispute be settled amicably, consequently they signed a Memorandum of Agreement which encapsulated their agreement.

 

  1. AWARD

 

Having heard both parties, it is hereby ordered that, based on the Memorandum of Agreement attached hereto, the following award is made;-

 

  1. That the Applicant hereby abandons the following claims;
    1. Notice Pay
    2. Additional Notice Pay
    3. Severance allowance
    4. 12 months compensation

 

  1. That the Respondent shall pay the Applicant in lieu of 5.5 days leave.

 

  1. That the Applicant has been issued with the Certificate of Service by the Respondent on the 14th June 2010.

 

  1. That the pension due to the Applicant is the sum of E7817.36 and the Applicant has been paid the sum of E 4191.39 of the total amount of pension due.

 

  1. That the Respondent undertakes to assist the Applicant to recover the balance of the pension from AKANI Swaziland Retirement Fund Administrators.

 

  1. That the Arbitrator shall make the agreement an award.

 

 

 

DATED AT MANZINI ON THIS 26th DAY OF AUGUST 2010

 

 

                                                         

VELAPHI Z. DLAMINI

CMAC ARBITRATOR