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.

Shocked miners plan next Amplats move

2013-05-10 18:11

Mine workers at Amplats say they didn't expect any job cuts after the company announced its plans to axe 6 000 jobs, more than half down from the initial 14 000.

Miners won't stand for Amplats job cuts

2013-05-09 16:01

Mineworkers are threatening to bring Anglo Platinum operations to a halt, even if retrenchments are scaled back to 5 000 from the initial 14 000.

Amplats may scale back job cut plans

2013-05-03 08:39

Anglo Platinum, under pressure from the government, is expected to sharply scale back plans to cut 14 000 mining jobs, industry sources say.


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.

Dark days for Amplats workers

2013-05-10 22:13

Unions are vowing to fight the 6 000 Amplats job cuts, with one saying it is a declaration of war and another reiterating its call to nationalise mines.

Amplats revises job losses to 6 000

2013-05-10 12:19

Top global platinum producer Amplats has announced it will cut 6 000 jobs at its South African operations, in a move that risks a new wave of labour unrest.

Tension as Amplats to unveil jobs plan

2013-05-09 09:33

Amplats, under pressure from the government, is to sharply scale back job losses as it tries to balance out cost cuts and the threat of labour unrest.

Avon to cut jobs, exit Ireland

2013-04-08 14:04

Avon Products says it plans to slash more than 400 jobs as part of a previously announced cost-cutting initiative.

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