Telkom job cuts cost R1.1bn

2015-08-03 09:47

Local telecoms company Telkom has paid R1.1bn in voluntary early retirement and severance packages, according to the company’s latest quarterly report.

Solidarity hits out at Telkom ‘payment scandal’

2015-07-28 16:08

Multi-million rand payments made to Telkom’s previously suspended chief financial officer Jacques Schindehütte has trade union Solidarity up in arms.

Labour court orders Telkom to halt job cuts - as it happened

2015-07-08 09:50

The Johannesburg Labour Court has handed down judgment on a bid by trade union Solidarity to obtain an urgent interdict against Telkom cutting thousands of jobs.

Court to hear bid to stop Telkom job cuts

2015-07-07 07:10

The Labour Court in Johannesburg is set to hear trade union Solidarity’s urgent application to obtain an interdict against Telkom’s planned job cuts.

Union plans court action over Telkom job cuts

2015-07-01 14:25

Trade union Solidarity is planning to take its fight against the retrenchment of thousands of Telkom workers to the Labour Court.

Solidarity: Telkom job cuts target whites

2015-06-22 16:39

Trade union Solidarity says white employees of Telkom will "bear the brunt" of the telecommunication company’s retrenchment process.

Solidarity takes on Telkom over job cuts

2015-06-17 17:39

Trade union Solidarity says Telkom’s plan to cut thousands of jobs as part of an ‘enterprise development plan’ is “economic death” for these workers.

McBride a seasoned SA patriot – ANCYL

2013-11-15 12:05

Robert McBride has distinguished himself as a man who upholds law and order, the ANC Youth League says, adding it has faith in his leadership abilities.

Solidarity: ICT industry sheds jobs

2012-05-17 17:17

The information and communications technology industry is shedding jobs despite a skills shortage, says trade union Solidarity.

Solidarity in new affirmative action case

2012-04-11 17:34

Trade union Solidarity says it plans a major challenge to affirmative action among prison employees.


Over 2 000 employees to leave Telkom

2015-07-31 06:45

Close to 2 400 Telkom employees have accepted voluntary severance packages with most of these workers set to face their last day at the company on Friday.

Telkom court order 'victory for workers'

2015-07-08 12:09

The Labour Court has ordered Telkom to halt its Section 189 process which deals with planned retrenchments at the company.

Labour court hears Telkom job cuts case

2015-07-07 13:25

The Johannesburg Labour Court will hand down judgment on Solidarity’s urgent application to obtain an interdict against Telkom’s planned job cuts on Wednesday.

Telkom to oppose unions’ court bid

2015-07-02 09:27

Telkom is hitting back at a union bid to halt a retrenchment process at the telecommunications company.

Telkom rubbishes claims that job cuts target whites

2015-06-23 11:26

Telkom has lashed out at union Solidarity’s claims that it is targeting whites with regard to retrenchments, calling them "inflammatory and misleading".

Talks between Telkom and unions collapse

2015-06-19 16:18

Discussions between Telkom and trade unions have fallen through over the telecom company’s plan to cut thousands of jobs.

Solidarity: Telkom to cut 7 800 jobs

2015-06-09 17:06

Trade union Solidarity says telecoms company Telkom plans to shed 7 800 jobs within two months.

Union goes to court over affirmative action

2012-05-21 16:43

Solidarity filed papers in the Labour Court in a battle over affirmative action in the correctional services department.

Solidarity: Employment stats disappointing

2012-05-08 16:28

It is disappointing that the number of employed people has dropped by 75 000 despite a record increase in employment last year, says Solidarity.

Absa to take legal action to stop union

2012-03-29 16:47

Banking group Absa has told trade union Solidarity it will go to court to close down its webpage

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