More women make claims of EFF bullying and abuse

- | 4 months ago

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) has remained silent on the issue of two female staff members who were allegedly shown the door after initiating a petition against unfair treatment at the party’s headquarters in Braamfontein, Johannesburg.

The two aggrieved workers say they were handed settlement offers on November 15. Phindile Manganyi, former assistant manager in the office of EFF secretary-general Godrich Gardee, told City Press she has taken the party to the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA), claiming unfair dismissal.

She says she, together with a personal assistant who worked in the office of Gardee and EFF leader Julius Malema, were targeted for their role in the petition, saying: “After I asked why they were dismissing me they told me the leadership says they can no longer trust me … So they gave me a settlement offer which I left the premises with, before signing.

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