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.

SAA to fight union request for info on job cuts

2015-08-05 18:27

SAA will oppose a court application by trade union Solidarity who wants the airline to disclose reasons for its retrenchment process.

Union slams employment equity's 'flawed' report

2015-07-28 07:41

The Commission for Employment Equity’s “fixation” on top management in its annual report has been criticised by a trade union Solidarity, who says its report is flawed.

Solidarity rejects coal wage offer

2015-07-17 13:55

Trade union Solidarity has rejected an offer made by the Chamber of Mines at coal wage negotiations.

Union calls for competitive electricity market

2015-06-24 21:15

Solidarity has urged Nersa to protect the public from the "further exploitation by Eskom" and to put workable plans in place that will alleviate the energy crisis.

HEADLINES: Swearing in Parliament, Eskom and stolen rhino horns

In today's news headlines: expletives allegedly uttered in Parliament, Eskom wins legal battle with Solidarity & 65 rhino horns stolen from Mozambican police.

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Group to take Eskom to court over affirmative action

2015-05-25 21:15

Trade union Solidarity will ask the Labour Court to invalidate Eskom’s entire affirmative action plan.

South Africa's glimmers of hope

2015-05-12 08:19

South Africans are not going to sit back and watch passively as all hope we have of a better future disappears into the sand, says Max Du Preez.


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.

ArcelorMittal suspends job cuts plan - Solidarity

2015-08-04 19:13

ArcelorMittal has temporarily withdrawn a notice on job cuts at its Vereeniging steel mill, says trade union Solidarity.

Militant unions to blame for Lonmin job cuts - Solidarity

2015-07-24 09:56

Militant trade unions and their violent protests were the reason Lonmin was planning to cut a further 4 500 jobs, says trade union Solidarity.

Praise for Nersa's decision to reject Eskom tariff increase

2015-06-29 16:07

Union Solidarity, the City of Cape Town and the DA have all lauded regulator Nersa for standing firm and showing independence in the face of Eskom’s demands.

Unions want judicial inquiry into Eskom

2015-06-18 16:28

Several trade unions in the metals and engineering sector want a judicial commission of inquiry to look into Eskom's problems.

Eskom wins 17-yr legal battle against Solidarity

2015-05-27 06:41

Eskom is set to recover legal costs from Solidarity after the trade union lost a 17-year legal battle against the power utility.

Job security worsens in South Africa - report

2015-05-19 08:37

Job security in South Africa fell in the last year, driven down by a sharp drop in the employee confidence index, Solidarity’s labour market report shows.

Cell C considers job cuts

2015-05-07 17:01

More job losses may hit the local telecommunications sector as mobile network Cell C is starting consultations around possible retrenchments.

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