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Solidarity equity application dismissed

2014-11-27 07:36

An urgent application by trade union Solidarity that it be consulted on the SA Police Service's new equity plan has been dismissed by the Labour Court.

Labour Court dismisses Solidarity's application

2014-10-15 13:42

The Labour Court in Cape Town has dismissed an application to find the correctional services department in contempt of court.

DCS in contempt of court over jobs - union

2014-10-11 07:16

The correctional services department has not abided by a court order to take regional demographics into account when making appointments, the Labour Court in Cape Town has heard.

Phiyega: No apologies for affirmative action

2014-10-01 14:10
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Government and business should never be apologetic about implementing affirmative action, national police commissioner Riah Phiyega says.

Solidarity to tackle TIA layoffs

2014-09-25 20:18

Solidarity says it will do everything in its power to limit the planned layoffs at the state-controlled technology company TIA.

Bank benefits lure clients - study

2014-09-24 14:15

Competition among banks has risen and some reward schemes on bank accounts seem to be of great benefit to clients, says Solidarity.

Radebe subpoenaed in race case

2014-09-16 07:00

Minister in the Presidency Jeff Radebe has been subpoenaed to appear in the Equality Court for alleged racial discrimination, according to Solidarity.

MTN will not involve CCMA in retrenchments

2014-09-05 20:09

MTN says it will not involve the CCMA in its retrenchment process, but it is committed to engaging with employees in a consensus-seeking consultation process.

Solidarity to take SAPS to court

2014-09-04 06:05
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Trade union Solidarity will brief media on a new court bid to force the SA Police Service to consult with the trade union on its affirmative action plan.

MTN, Solidarity to discuss layoffs

2014-08-29 17:56

Cellphone network service MTN and trade union Solidarity will meet over the company's plans to retrench managerial staff in South Africa, Solidarity says.

Whistle-blower's redeployment inadequate - group

2014-08-25 16:34

Solidarity wants a contempt of court order against the police for failing to correctly redeploy a whistle-blower demoted by ex-crime intelligence boss Richard Mdluli.

Unions sign wage deals with Eskom

2014-08-08 17:46

Solidarity and the National Union of Mineworkers have signed two-year wage agreement with Eskom that will see pay rises of 8.5% over the next two years.

Employee confidence down - union

2014-07-30 21:41

Employee confidence as measured by Solidarity's Labour Market Index has declined substantially in the second quarter of this year, says the trade union.

Numsa, Solidarity accept wage offer

2014-07-28 19:06

Both the National Union of Metalworkers of SA and Solidarity have accepted a wage offer in the metals and engineering sector.

Tech firms still mostly white, male

2014-07-25 12:25

Technology companies are still largely seen as too white and too male, and a new diversity publication from Pinterest seems to confirm this perception.

Court solidifies Telkom agreement

2014-07-22 20:30

An agreement between Telkom and Solidarity about Telkom's restructuring and retrenchment process has been made a court order, says union.

Fresh hope to end metalworkers strike

2014-07-21 09:20

A strike entering its fourth week could be over by tomorrow if employers accept a new deal submitted by labour unions representing striking metalworkers.

Telkom suspends restructuring - Solidarity

2014-07-18 07:43

Trade union Solidarity says Telkom has suspended its current restructuring and retrenchment process, after the two parties reached an agreement.

Unions take on Telkom over planned job cuts

2014-07-08 11:23

Two unions representing some of Telkom's workers are taking the landline provider to court over possible retrenchments.

NUM lost nearly 20 000 members - Baleni

2014-07-02 20:30

The National Union of Mineworkers has lost nearly 20 000 members in the past year, says secretary general Frans Baleni.

Solidarity lowers Eskom demand

2014-06-27 14:36

Trade union Solidarity has lowered the wage demand it has given to Eskom to reduce the gap between the employer's offer and the workers' demand.

Concerns about aftermath of platinum strike

2014-06-24 17:43

The resolution of the five-month strike in the platinum mining sector has been welcomed, but there have been concerns its effects would not disappear soon.

Union successful in halting retrenchments

2014-06-19 18:22

A notice of retrenchment sent by Continental Tyres to its employees has been set aside by the Labour Court in Port Elizabeth.

Non-strikers need long-term help - charity

2014-06-12 14:23

Non-strikers, particularly children, affected by the strike in the North West's platinum belt need sustainable support, a charity says.

Court reserves judgment in equity case

2014-06-11 18:41

Judgment has been reserved on an application in the Johannesburg Labour Court for an order entrenching the SA Police Service's employment equity plan.

 

Solidarity seeking order against police

2014-10-17 08:34

Solidarity is heading to the Labour Court in order to try and force the police to redeploy whistleblower Colonel Kobus Roos in a similar position.

Solidarity's contempt of court application dismissed

2014-10-15 13:27

The Labour Court has dismissed an application to find the correctional services department in contempt of court for apparently not using regional demographics when making appointments.

Solidarity scores win in Saps equity plan

2014-10-09 15:22

The SA Police Service has conceded that Solidarity's application to be involved in consultation on the Saps's employment equity plan for 2015 to 2019 is urgent.

Amcu holds key to mining stability - union

2014-09-30 06:00

The Association of Mining and Construction Union should use its influence in the gold mining industry to promote unity and sustainability, says Solidarity.

Solidarity to tackle TIA layoffs

2014-09-25 20:05

Solidarity says it will do everything in its power to limit the planned layoffs at the state-controlled technology company TIA.

Minister to review Radebe decision - Solidarity

2014-09-23 18:30

Justice Minister Michael Masutha has told the Equality Court he would review his predecessor's decision not to appoint Martin Kroukamp as a senior magistrate, trade union Solidarity says.

Solidarity undeterred by Saps equity case

2014-09-09 17:03

Losing the Renate Barnard case at the Constitutional Court will not deter Solidarity in other cases it is pursuing, says CEO Dirk Hermann.

Solidarity to court over Saps labour talks

2014-09-05 09:10

Solidarity is to approach the Labour Court to order the SA Police Service to consult with the trade union on its affirmative action plan.

MTN retrenchments: union wants CCMA help

2014-09-03 19:46

Solidarity has called on MTN to ask the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation, and Arbitration to facilitate its retrenchment process.

Jobs bloodbath: Lonmin, unions in the dark

2014-08-26 07:00

Lonmin boss Ben Magara has denied reports of plans to slash the workforce and close shafts, while trade unions say they are not aware of any lay-offs.

Minister happy to join in Marikana commemoration

2014-08-13 14:45

Mineral Resources Minister Ngoako Ramatlhodi would be happy to participate in the commemoration of the Marikana shootings.

Solidarity wants in on new Saps equity plan

2014-08-08 09:34

Trade union Solidarity has asked to be admitted as a party to the SA Police Service's new employment equity plan to represent the interests of minority groups.

Unions sign wage deal

2014-07-29 17:14

Unions in the metal and engineering sector, including Numsa and Solidarity, have signed a wage agreement with an employer body.

Numsa accepts Seifsa offer

2014-07-28 17:06

Numsa and Solidarity have accepted the offer of Seifsa of a three-year salary agreement.

Solidarity endorses Seifsa wage offer

2014-07-23 07:32

Solidarity says the latest wage offer made by employer body Seifsa is fair, and the union is convinced that its members will welcome it.

Union to court over illegal lockout

2014-07-22 05:00

Trade union Solidarity has launched an urgent application against an engineering company for unlawfully locking its non-striking members out of their workplace.

Metalworkers submit revised wage demand - union

2014-07-20 16:25

Labour unions representing metalworkers have submitted a lower wage demand to try to end the walkout battering SA, says a union representative.

Telkom faces court action over planned job cuts

2014-07-09 08:24

Two unions representing some of Telkom SA's workers say they will take the landline provider to court over plans to slash jobs from a management layer.

Solidarity cautions Telkom about race

2014-07-04 05:00

Solidarity has warned Telkom not to use race in deciding which employees to retrench and its consulting its lawyers.

Employers tell metalworkers to go home

2014-06-27 20:04

The Steel and Engineering Industries Federation of SA has served notice of a lockout at its 23 members' premises as a mass strike for better wages loom.

Numsa strike threatens economy

2014-06-27 07:00
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A mass strike by Numsa in the engineering and metals sectors for a double-digit pay hike shows little regard for the weak economy, employers' organisations say.

Amcu must abide by rules - Solidarity

2014-06-23 14:56

Amcu must follow the rules, after the Labour Court made permanent an interim order preventing the union from striking in the gold mining sector, says Solidarity.

Employee confidence falls: Solidarity

2014-06-19 17:32

A market survey shows that employee confidence fell in the first quarter of 2014 compared to the last quarter of 2013.

Solidarity, Arcelor reach pay deal

2014-06-11 20:11

Trade union Solidarity and steel giant ArcelorMittal have reached a wage agreement, the union says.

Court must throw out equity case - Saps

2014-06-11 17:44

An application by Solidarity about the police's employment equity plan should be dismissed with costs, the Johannesburg Labour Court has heard.

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