Retrenched in the Festive Season

2013-12-18 09:48

Many people receive the nasty surprise of a retrenchment slip just before their companies close for the festive season. What does the law say about this?

Silver lining to job loss

2013-09-09 07:57

You really can get some benefits from being laid off, says an expert.

Retrenchment of Denel workers confirmed

2012-12-13 16:40

The possible retrenchment of 523 Denel aircraft specialists has been confirmed, trade union Solidarity says.

Union claims Absa retrenchments withdrawn

2012-05-14 15:04

Finance trade union Sasbo, which represents most Absa employees, says the bank has agreed to withdraw the notices of retrenchment issued to IT staff.

When life happens

2011-06-29 00:00

Michelle Riley tells Health24 about how the unthinkable happened, and what’s getting her through.

'Standard staff may contest dismissals'

2010-11-03 12:37

Solidarity says some Standard Bank employees may lodge cases of unfair dismissal because they were informed of their retrenchments before consultations with unions were completed.


Is voluntary retrenchment a good idea?

2013-09-18 14:46

Advice for a Fin24 user who wants to put herself forward for retrenchment so that she can pay off her debts.

Denel retrenchments to cost R170m

2013-01-21 16:15

Fedusa has urged the defence minister to stop the retrenchment of over 530 aircraft specialists at Denel that will roughly cost R170m in severance packages.

Standard Bank denies retrenchments

2012-09-27 18:50

Standard Bank says it has no immediate intention to lay off hundreds of workers from its information technology division.

Pick n Pay mulls job cuts

2011-07-06 12:39

More than 3 000 staffers may be retrenched, says retailer Pick n Pay as it battles declining profits and market share.

Standard, Sasbo talk about job cuts

2010-11-11 12:23

A Labour Court official says Standard Bank and financial sector union Sasbo were told to talk about the bank's planned retrenchments before appearing in court.

Cope wants recession plan

2009-06-04 22:13

Cope leader Mvume Dandala has called on President Jacob Zuma to spell out in more detail his government's plan to tackle the recession.

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