Funiwe Nkebe: Eff Negotiates Compensation for Children After Nkebe Died After Being "Forced" to Work

Funiwe Nkebe: Eff Negotiates Compensation for Children After Nkebe Died After Being "Forced" to Work

- Funiwe Nkebe was allegedly coerced into coming to work despite calling in sick

- She collapsed while on duty and was rushed to hospital where she died

- The Economic Freedom Fighters have negotiated with the management of Las Vegas Spur for compensation for Nkebe's two children

PAY ATTENTION: Click “See First” under the “Following” tab to see News on your News Feed!

Funiwe Nkebe called in sick to work on Saturday 1 May 2021 and collapsed while on duty. She later died in hospital.

According to reports from News24, her manager allegedly did not believe that she was ill and forced her to come into work.

Funiwe Nkebe: EFF demands justice for Spur employee who died after being forced to work
The EFF were able to negotiate compensation for the two children of Funiwe Nkebe. Photo credit: @BcmEFF
Source: Twitter

The 35-year-old mother of two children, aged seven and four worked at the Las Vegas Spur in Hemingways Mall in East London.

The EFF descended on the Spur and demanded justice for Ncube. The manager who allegedly coerced Nkebe to come to work has been placed on special leave pending the outcome of a disciplinary hearing.

Read also

TNS reportedly admits to assaulting baby momma, asks Mzansi for help

Spur has agreed to pay for Nkebe's children's education from primary school to high school.

"Spur agrees to fund the education of Nandi's two daughters, who are now 4 year and 7 years old respectively, from primary school to high school.
Las Vegas Spur will arrange counselling sessions for all employees who were affected by the incident."

PAY ATTENTION: Never miss breaking news – join Briefly News' Telegram channel!

Earlier, Briefly News reported that the Stellenbosch Student Representative Council is mourning the loss of one of its members, Nomzamo Buthelezi, who died after she was involved in a hit-and-run accident that took place in Stellenbosch's Merriman Avenue.

Heading online, the Stellenbosch SRC page shared a heartfelt post about the senior BSc student, who originally came from Gauteng. The post included a snap of Ms Buthelezi, whose bright smile hints that she was a very bubbly person.

Read also

Maame Adwoa: 25 year old Ghanaian lady shot dead in Miami, USA

"We have lost an incredible member of our team... You have left a footprint in each of our lives. You will be dearly missed," the heartbreaking post on Instagram reads.

In other news, a Facebook page dedicated to sharing positive South African news shared the story of a very grateful mother recently. Bronwynne Engelbrecht told of how her son, Elrich, was involved in a hit-and-run accident but the Tshwane community showed Ubuntu as they reached out and helped the young man.

Elrich was on his way to write an exam at the TUKS Mamelodi campus when a red Citi Golf collided with his motorbike. The Golf sped off and one taxi took off after it while others blocked the traffic to keep the injured young man safe.

Enjoyed reading our story? Download BRIEFLY's news app on Google Play now and stay up-to-date with major South African news!

Source: Briefly News

Online view pixel