Increased risk of massive construction lay-offs

2015-11-26 11:51

A survey shows the construction sector is taking strain as it battles lower revenue and a 54% profit drop, heightening the risk of massive lay-offs.

Zuma urges mining firms to reconsider lay-offs

2015-08-11 13:35

President Jacob Zuma has called on mining firms to reconsider proposals to shed jobs, asking them not to "resort to retrenchments at the first possible opportunity".

Telkom confirms plan to shed thousands of jobs

2015-06-09 19:31

Telkom is planning to reduce its employee numbers by up to 7 800, the telecoms company has told Fin24.

Over 1 000 at Telkom hit by outsourcing move

2015-04-30 16:20

A total of 1 169 employees at Telkom have been affected by the telecom company’s outsourcing measures.

Sanral denies employee layoffs

2014-10-17 11:18

Sanral is not retrenching its employees and has not issued retrenchment letters, says its spokesperson Vusi Mona.

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.

My child's saving sacrifice

2014-06-25 07:37

Losing your job is hard, says a user whose little daughter was prepared to give up her savings for the month to tide the family over her mother's retrenchment.

Judgment reserved in Amplats case

2013-10-01 16:57

The National Union of Mineworkers says judgment has been reserved by the Labour Court in an application against Anglo Platinum's retrenchment procedures.

Germany's Bilfinger to axe 1 250 jobs

2013-09-20 12:58

German engineering and construction group Bilfinger plans to slash 1 250 administrative jobs worldwide over the next two years in a cost-cutting drive.

Sibanye Gold to retrench 1 110 workers

2013-05-30 09:03

Sibanye Gold will lay off 1 110 workers at its Beatrix West mine in the Free State and the toll could rise to 3 000.


More job worries for ex-Telkom staff

2015-10-02 10:02

Over 200 ex-Telkom staff have been issued with consultation letters at their new employer WNS, one of the fixed-line operator's outsourced companies.

Zim job losses mount as economy falters

2015-06-26 18:04

A total of 7 000 employees in Zimbabwe lost their jobs through job cuts in 2014 as the country’s economy continues to weaken, placing penions at risk.

NUM says it will fight ‘mass’ mining job cuts

2015-06-05 10:52

The National Union of Mineworkers says it will battle what it sees as a mass retrenchment drive by major companies in the mining industry.

Retrenchments to eat into Telkom earnings

2014-11-03 12:31

Telkom has slashed its half-year earnings forecast by up to 70% from a year ago, citing costs related to an ongoing restructuring process.

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.

Low turnout at Amplats

2013-10-03 19:30

Anglo Platinum had a 20% worker turnout at its mines due to the ongoing strike about job cuts.

NUM takes Amplats to court over layoffs

2013-10-01 15:01

The National Union of Mineworkers says it will approach the Labour Court in Johannesburg to challenge Anglo Platinum's retrenchment procedures.

We didn't agree to Sibanye layoffs: NUM

2013-05-30 17:51

The NUM has refuted Sibanye Gold's assertions that it reached a deal with unions to retrench over 1 000 workers at its Beatrix West operations in the Free State.

NUM to oppose Amplats retrenchments

2013-05-11 14:06

The National Union of Mineworkers says it will oppose the revised retrenchment of 6 000 Amplats workers.

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