April 2020- The SA football association senior management team have made recommendations to the national Executive committee following their meeting on the impact that the COVID-19 has had on the association and football in general.
The management team comprising of Mlungisi Ncame, Mzwandile Maforvane, Tebogo Motlanthe, Neil Tovey, Darryl Coutries, Dominic Chimhavi and led by its Chairperson Gronie Hluyo met to consider the football and financial impact of the national lockdown.
The objective of the management meeting is to consider various costs reductions and this includes employees' salaries, expired employment contracts, temporary staff and month- to- month employment contracts which must be terminated,'' said SAFA in a statement.
The senior management team have also made recommendations to their NEC for consideration:
-The senior management agreed on the pay cut of 15% across the board subject to consultation with the staff and finalisation of the proposal.
-That SAFA staff must be paid their full salaries for the month of March and April 2020. Those staff members who are working from home must continue to do so.
-In the event where staff do not sufficient annual leave to cover the lockdown period, once annual leave has been depleted, unpaid leave will be taken.
-In this case staff who have worked overtime will be allowed to take leave of overtime worked as verified and approved by respective General Managers.
-That SAFA staff members were ordered to stay at home as from 24 March 2020.
The president Danny Jordaan attended a virtual meeting with FIFA and presented the update on the impact of COVID-19 on football in South Africa and motivated for emergency funding.
FIFA agreed to provide funds which are expected in the next 7 to 14 days.
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