Advocacy group takes large credit firm to court over deductions

Jeffrey Haarhof is one of 15 applicants hoping to have his emolment attachment orders(EAO) declared null and void this week. Picture by Barbara Maregele.

Emolument attachment orders (EAO), which are commonly known as “garnishee orders,” are court orders that force your employer to deduct the money you owe to a creditor from your monthly salary.