ZESA HOLDINGS (PRIVATE) LIMITED
SUPREME COURT OF ZIMBABWE
GWAUNZA JA; GUVAVA JA; MAVANGIRA JA
HARARE, SEPTEMBER 22, 2017 AND JUNE 12, 2018
S. M. Hashiti, for the appellant
M. Gwisai, with C. Mahlangu, for the respondent
GWAUNZA JA: This is an appeal against the whole judgment of the Labour Court handed down on 20 February 2015.
The respondent was employed by the appellant as an Apprentice Distribution Electrician on 17 September 1984. He rose through the ranks until he was promoted to the position of Technical Services Director in terms of a contract dated 27 August 2004. In July 2007 the appellant’s Managing Director wrote to the respondent advising him of a restructuring exercise being underway, and that his post had to be abolished. He also notified him of an intention to work out his retrenchment package. On 30 July 2007 the Group Company Secretary of the