Amcu on strike at Sibanye's Kroondaal mine

2016-05-27 10:01

Amcu has began an indefinite strike at Sibanye Gold's Kroondaal mine over a lack of transport for employees, the union's president said.

Solidarity to announce details of case against govt pension fund

2016-05-11 06:27

Trade union Solidarity will announce details of its court case against the Government Employees Pension Fund in Pretoria.

Van Vuuren: Job loss crisis imminent – Solidarity undershot with 60 000

2016-04-28 14:49

It’s unlikely SA will avoid a recession and well over 100 000 jobs may be in the balance in the next 12-18 months, fuelling an impending job crisis, says an analyst.

Exxaro may cut up to 565 jobs: Solidarity

2016-04-19 09:24

Exxaro plans to cut up to office jobs as it tries to cut costs in the face of depressed prices and the loss of a major contract, says the Solidarity trade union.

Lily Mine tragedy could have been prevented - Solidarity

2016-04-01 16:34

Trade union Solidarity has claimed it has proof that the Lily Mine tragedy could have been prevented.

Telkom confirms plan to cut more jobs

2016-02-26 12:33

The company has confirmed a union's claims that it is undergoing an employment process that affects hundreds of employees.

SAPS, Solidarity tight-lipped on conditions of promotions deal

2015-12-22 22:07

A long-running dispute between trade union Solidarity and the South African Police Service over promotions has been settled out of court, but the conditions remain confidential.

Gideon du Plessis: Students 2015 victors. 2016 strike season looks ominous.

2015-11-25 06:58

Solidarity’s Gideon du Plessis expects sparks to fly in 2016 as both the gold and platinum sectors head into talks, with Telkom and Eskom also set for a showdown.

Solidarity: EFF’s distorted ownership facts, incite racial tension

2015-10-29 16:36

Solidarity says statements made by EFF's Julius Malema accusing the Johannesburg Stock Exchange of racism and white dominance are false.

Gold firms declare wage dispute with Solidarity

2015-08-19 18:30

The Chamber of Mines has declared a dispute with Solidarity Union over collapsed wage talks and referred the matter to a government mediator, a statement from chamber says.


Solidarity takes GEPF to court over fund calculations

2016-05-11 13:25

Union Solidarity has served court papers on the Government Employees Pension Fund for unlawful changes to the way employees' preservation fund payouts are calculated.

Du Plessis: No joy this Worker’s Day – jobs disappearing, layoffs growing

2016-05-02 11:35

The retrenchment figures are but a drop in the ocean compared with the number of voluntary and early retirement packages granted and jobs that have been frozen.

Nearly 60 000 in SA face jobs axe, report shows

2016-04-26 12:57

South Africa is in the midst of an almost perfect storm that is destroying jobs, says Solidarity CEO Dr Dirk Hermann.

Unions unhappy as Lily Mine goes into business rescue

2016-04-11 13:26

Unions are unhappy that Lily Mine has gone into business rescue in a bid to resume operations, while efforts to find three trapped miners remain suspended.

Tuks unions threaten to withdraw members if suspension of EFF students is lifted

2016-03-07 18:10

Trade unions Solidarity and the University of Pretoria Workers Organisation have threatened to withdraw their members if the suspensions of four EFF students are lifted.

SAPS employment equity plan unlawful - Labour Court

2016-01-26 16:27

The Johannesburg Labour Court has ruled that the SA Police Service's employment equity plan from 2010 to 2014 is unlawful, trade union Solidarity says.

Police, Solidarity reach deal on affirmative action promotions

2015-12-22 15:05

More than 1 000 police officers will receive promotions in the new financial year and their salaries will be back-paid to 2013, following an agreement with Solidarity over affirmative action court challenges.

Prolonged slump in SA labour market - index

2015-11-04 18:16

South Africa is in the midst of a prolonged slump in the labour market, a labour market index has showed.

Unions, gold firms agree on 13% wage hike

2015-10-02 21:14

Entry-level workers at AngloGold Ashanti and Harmony will get wage increases of up to 13%, according to an agreement reached with unions.

Over 45 000 SA jobs under fire, says union

2015-08-18 12:49

Employees in the mining, telecommunications and metal industries have been affected the most in 2015 as 58 firms cut at least 45 000 jobs, says trade union Solidarity.

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