Wisbert and Another v Ndata Farm (IRC 27 of 2005 ) (27 of 2005) [2005] MWIRC 52 (29 June 2005);

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IN THE INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS COURT OF MALAWI


THYOLO DISTRICT REGISTRY


MATTER NO. IRC 27 OF 2005


BETWEEN


WISBERT AND ANOTHER………........………….......APPLICANTS


-and-


NDATA FARM…...…………………………………….RESPONDENT



CORAM: R. Zibelu Banda, Chairperson
Mvutho; for the Respondent; Farm Manager
Applicants; present
Ngalauka; Official Interpreter


ORDER


Upon hearing both the applicants and there being no response from the respondent; it is hereby ordered that the respondent must pay the two applicants one month’s pay in lieu of notice each and severance allowance in the following terms:

Wisbert: he had worked for three years; he is therefore entitled to two weeks’ wages for each year of service;

Maneya: He had worked for one year; he is therefore entitled to two weeks’ wages for one year of service.

The applicants were receiving MK1 200-00 per month at the time of termination. They are therefore entitled to:

Wisbert: MK 1 200-00 plus MK600-00 plus MK600-00 plus MK600-00. Total: MK3 000-00

Maneya: MK 1 200-00 plus MK600.00 Total: MK1800


Payment to be made into the Industrial Relations Court- Limbe within seven days of this order.



Pronounced in Chambers this 29th day of June 2005 at Thyolo.



R ZIBELU BANDA (MS)

CHAIRPERSON