Four of the fired eight SA Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) journalists will know their fate today.
Judgement in an urgent application by the four journos has been moved from Johannesburg’s Labour Court to Cape Town, and will be heard today, trade union Solidarity said.
“We received information from the Labour Court that Judge LeGrange is at the Cape Town bench and would therefore deliver the judgement at Cape Town’s Labour Court on Tuesday,” said Solidarity secretary Dirk Hermann.
Foeta Krige, Suna Venter, Krivani Pillay and Jacques Steenkamp filed an urgent application to have their dismissals by the SABC set aside by the Labour Court.
The case was heard on Friday by Judge Robert LeGrange following a postponement as a result of the SABC failing to file answering affidavits on time.
They were fired after publicly questioning a decision by the public broadcaster to ban violent protest footage on air.