IN THE LABOUR COURT OF ZIMBABWE
HARARE ON 15th JANUARY, 2014
AND 31ST JANUARY, 2014
In the matter between
FMI ENERGY ZIMBABWE (PVT) LTD – APPELLANT
EMPLOYEES OF FMI ENERGY ZIMBABWE (PVT) LTD - RESPONDENT
Before The Honourables L. Hove J.
E. Muchawa J
F.C. Maxwell J.
For Appellant : Mr I. Chagonda (Legal Practitioner)
For Respondent: Mr D.C. Kufaruwenga (Legal Practitioner)
MAXWELL J, This matter arose from the change of ownership from BP and Shell Private Limited to the Appellant as a going concern with a clause inserted in the agreement guaranteeing the conditions of service of the employees. It is alleged the said clause was violated by the Appellant. After initial attempts to resolve the matter failed, it was referred to compulsory arbitration.