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.

Solidarity mining union demands 12% wage hike

2015-04-10 19:40

Solidarity trade union, which mostly represents skilled workers in the mining sector, has demanded a 12% increase from the Chamber of Mines.

Roos wants to return to crime intelligence

2015-03-16 14:40

Colonel Kobus Roos wants to be redeployed to the SA Police Service's crime intelligence unit, the Labour Court in Johannesburg has heard.


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ArcelorMittal has temporarily withdrawn a notice on job cuts at its Vereeniging steel mill, says trade union Solidarity.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

SAPS job document was a 'wish list', court told

2015-03-16 19:00

A document indicating that there are three jobs available in the SA Police Services crime intelligence internal audit unit is a "wish list", the Labour Court in Johannesburg has heard.

Phiyega not in court for whistleblower case

2015-03-16 12:41

Police commissioner Riah Phiyega has not arrived at the Labour Court, despite trade union Solidarity claiming she would testify in a case against the SA Police Service.

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