Judgement in historic silicosis class action to be handed down tomorrow

Sonke Gender Justice, Section 27 and Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) alert members of the media that judgment in the historic silicosis class action, Bongani Nkala and 55 Others v Harmony Gold Mining Company Ltd and 31 Others, will be handed down at the South Gauteng High Court tomorrow, Friday 13 May 2016, at 09:00 a.m.

If the class is certified it will be the largest class action to ever be granted in South Africa and it will allow hundreds of thousands of gold miners and their families to access justice and redress.

TAC, Sonke Gender Justice and SECTION27 will brief the media on the steps outside the court building shortly after the judgment is delivered.

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