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Victory from the grave for fired worker as Joburg gets order to ...


Victory from the grave for fired worker as Joburg gets order to pay up

Deceased was fired on trumped up charges after she handed over whistle-blower dossier on ‘irregularities’

Investigative reporter

The City of Joburg has been ordered to pay R2.4m into the estate of a deceased former employee who was fired for speaking out about the irregular extension of a senior executive’s contract.

Lorraine Wilkinson, former unit head of strategic management services within the Group Risk and Assurance Service (GRAS), was fired for alerting her bosses to the irregular three-month extension of  the contract for Sinaye Nxumalo, head of the city’s Risk Assurance Services.

Wilkinson had worked in the public sector for 25 years but was dismissed on “trumped up charges”, causing her to lose her house and leaving her unable to pay her child’s school fees. ..

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