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A supervisor at a Johannesburg spray painting firm faces suspension after he allegedly "spray painted" two workers for being sloppy while working on clients' cars, the owner said yesterday.
Gerald Fizpatrick, owner of Judges Refurbishments in Selby, said workers Ntokozo Mpanza and Sibusiso Mathebula lodged a complaint with the Department of Labour after a supervisor allegedly spray painted their faces with silver car paint.
Fitzpatrick said the supervisor faced disciplinary action and possible suspension from the car refurbishment company.
"He is facing disciplinary action. I will consult a labour lawyer to advise me on the legal route to follow," Fitzpatrick said.
National Education, Health and Allied Workers Union spokesman Sizwe Pamla said: "This barbaric act of bigotry by this man reminds society of the challenges that still face us to rid our country of all racist elements."
Nehawu urged South Africans to unite against acts of racism and fight "this cancer" in the workplace and in society.- Sapa