Double standards when it comes to racism, hate speech – Solidarity

2017-04-20 22:51

There appear to be double standards in South African society when it comes to issues of racism and hate speech, trade union Solidarity says.

Racist Joost meme shocks

2017-02-07 14:01

The Cape wine industry has distanced itself from a man who posted a racist meme about the death of Joost van der Westhuizen on Facebook.

Solidarity wants to save bargaining council from ruin

2016-12-13 16:57

Trade union Solidarity wants the Bargaining Council for the Metal and Engineering Industry to be placed under curatorship.

Solidarity, AfriForum demand answers on quotas

2016-11-10 15:40

Trade union Solidarity and the civil rights organisation AfriForum have taken steps to force the ministry to reveal info regarding planned transformation targets.

SABC must pay back the money - Solidarity

2016-08-25 20:28

Trade union Solidarity wants the SABC’s submission on why it should not pay the fees it incurred defending a group of fired reporters, to be held in open court.

Not all unions on board with Eskom wage deal

2016-08-12 10:36

Eskom has reached a two-year wage agreement with two of the three unions it recognises, ending what it deems to have been an illegal strike action.

Solidarity, police settle in landmark affirmative action case

2016-07-31 18:37

Trade union Solidarity has welcomed a "landmark" settlement with the South African Police Service that will directly affect the promotion of more than 3 000 officers.

SABC to appeal Labour Court order

2016-07-27 07:47

The SABC will reportedly appeal the Labour Court order that it reinstate four journalists that were recently dismissed, and will not allow them back into their offices.

Judgment in SABC four case expected on Tuesday

2016-07-25 09:00

Judgment in the case of the four SABC employees who were fired will be handed down in Cape Town on Tuesday, trade union Solidarity says.

SABC Labour Court case postponed to Friday

2016-07-21 11:32

The Labour Court bid by four sacked SABC journalists to get their jobs back has been postponed to allow the broadcaster time to file court papers.


Government in need of moral turnaround - Solidarity

2017-03-09 20:12

Trade union Solidarity says the government needs to "reassess its moral direction", after it revoked its intent to withdraw from the International Criminal Court.

Chamber of Mines negotiating in bad faith - union

2017-01-31 17:01

The Chamber of Mines is negotiating in bad faith after it backtracked on a decision about centralised negotiations, says trade union Solidarity.

Economist raises alarm over 'damaging interventionist policies'

2016-11-24 13:02

As unemployment figures reach a 13-year high, an economist cautions that damaging policies are depriving the local economy of its vitality and adaptability.

ArcelorMittal drops 'quota system' for new jobs

2016-08-28 10:00

ArcelorMittal has withdrawn a policy giving 100% preference to certain designated groups when making external appointments, says Solidarity.

Govt blamed for battered economy, jobs market

2016-08-22 20:08

The government has been blamed for dragging down an already bruised economy, as the South African labour environment suffers declining job and wage security.

CCMA steps in to defuse Eskom wage dispute

2016-08-10 13:49

The CCMA will take over negotiations between unions and Eskom regarding a wage dispute.

SABC journalists expected back at work... again

2016-07-28 07:13

It will be an attempt at second time lucky for four fired SABC journalists when they try to return to work, a day after the broadcaster refused to let them back in.

Battle won, but war must go on - Solidarity on SABC

2016-07-26 11:50

The Labour Court’s ruling that four of the axed SABC journalists must be reinstated is the first victory in a larger battle against those who feel that the Constitution does not apply to them, trade union Solidarity says.

SABC journalists will be back at work soon – Solidarity

2016-07-24 14:12

Trade union Solidarity has high hopes the Labour Court will set aside the dismissal of four journalists fired by the South African Broadcasting Corporation.

Democracy will win, Motsoeneng will lose - Solidarity

2016-07-21 10:40

The case of four of the fired SABC journalists has a strong chance of success in the Labour Court in Johannesburg and will prove that the broadcaster's COO, Hlaudi Motsoeneng, can't hide from the law, trade union Solidarity says.

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