Garnishee victory for blue-collar workers

09 July 2015 - 02:26 By Aphiwe Deklerk

Parts of the law used to obtain garnishee orders are unconstitutional, the Cape Town High Court ruled yesterday. The judgment followed a class action by 15 blue-collar employees who took 14 micro-lenders to court for allegedly deceiving court clerks into issuing emolument attachment orders (EAOs, also known as garnishee orders).

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