Former CFO takes SAA to CCMA over unfair dismissal

In a statement released a short while ago, Phumeza Nhantsi says her dismissal was based on unfounded allegations in relation to a tender with BNP capital.

FILE: A South African Airways flight takes off as another one is parked in a bay on the tarmac at OR Tambo International airport in Johannesburg. Picture: AFP.

JOHANNESBURG – South African Airways (SAA)'s former chief financial officer (CFO) Phumeza Nhantsi has lodged a case of unfair dismissal with the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA) against the national carrier.

In a statement released a short while ago, Nhantsi says her dismissal was based on unfounded allegations in relation to a tender with BNP Capital.

An internal disciplinary inquiry found Nhantsi and suspended CEO Musa Zwane guilty of gross financial misconduct, negligence and dishonesty.

(Edited by Thapelo Lekabe)