INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS COURT OF MALAWI
NO. IRC PR63 OF 2007
- CORAM: R. Zibelu
Banda (Ms); Chairperson
Respondent; present in
dues-Severance allowance-Notice pay-Leave
pay-Qualifications-Severance allowance not payable where employee
pay not payable where employee resigns-Leave-Every
employee entitled to leave or pay in lieu of leave
was adjourned only for a written Order. Upon hearing the respondent
and upon hearing the applicant the court was convinced
applicant resigned from employment therefore under section 35 and
section 30 of the Employment Act 2000 the applicant
is not entitled
to either severance allowance or notice pay. These claims are
therefore dismissed for lack of merit in law.
applicant is entitled to pay in lieu of leave. He proved that he did
not go on leave for the six years that he worked for the
The applicant was receiving MK3 000-00 per month at the time of
termination. He is therefore entitled to equivalent
of 18 days pay
for every year of six year service. Total award is therefore MK10
800-00. This is Order is with immediate effect.
this 11th day of June 2007 at BLANTYRE.