Unions: ArcelorMittal jobs bloodbath could be first of many

2019-07-12 16:04

Unions have voiced concern at the recent announcement by ArcelorMittal to slash 2 000 jobs, with Solidarity warning that the retrenchments may be the first of many to come.

Solidarity is working for the future – a response to Pieter du Toit

2019-03-28 08:56

It is not fair to create a caricature of our movement's policies and views and then shoot it down in flames. We are in favour of a healthy South African and Afrikaans patriotism, writes Flip Buys.

Solidarity to lay charges against BLF for Hoërskool Driehoek comments

2019-02-13 13:27

Labour union Solidarity will lay charges with the police and the Equality Court against members of BLF on behalf of several parents of the victims of Hoërskool Driehoek disaster.

Afrikaners have a democratic right to cultural freedom

2019-01-29 10:59

The fact that most Afrikaners embraced the new dispensation did not mean we relinquished our historic pursuit of cultural freedom, writes Flip Buys.

DA youth leader sowed racial division in Schweizer-Reneke furore, Solidarity charges

2019-01-16 22:29

DA federal youth leader, Luyolo Mphithi, should formally apologise to teacher Elana Barkhuizen and pupils whose "identities he exposed" in the apparent Laerskool Schweizer-Reneke race furore that got South Africans talking this week, trade union Solidarity has demanded.

OVERVIEW: A photo of happy children 'was used against me' - suspended Schweizer-Reneke teacher

2019-01-15 13:00

Laerskool Schweizer-Reneke teacher Elana Barkhuizen and trade union Solidarity have confirmed they will be taking legal action following Barkhuizen's suspension in the wake of a racism row at the school.

Sibanye offers cash advance to workers hit by 'no work, no pay'

2018-12-14 18:59

Sibanye-Stillwater said the cash advance would be repaid to the company over a five-month period “via payroll deduction”, from the end of February 2019.

Solidarity 'disappointed' after meeting with Discovery over empowerment shares

2018-11-26 20:45

Trade Union Solidarity says Discovery has rejected its plea to reconsider its 10% share allocation to black people, in the new bank launched by the health and financial services giant this month.

WATCH: 'Sies Sasol!' - workers march against affirmative action scheme

Members of trade union Solidarity have marched to the Johannesburg Stock Exchange to protest against Sasol's affirmative action scheme, Khanyisa. Watch.

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READ: Mantashe's address at announcement of new Mining Charter

2018-09-27 14:15

The minister of mineral resources has described the reviewed Mining Charter as reflecting a "consensus among stakeholders" in SA's mining sector.


Cop of 39 years returns after 'unfair dismissal' - Solidarity

2019-03-29 20:10

A deputy police commissioner in the Western Cape will return to her post and be reimbursed retrospectively after a fight over her dismissal, according to trade union Solidarity.

Verwoerd, apartheid and race: How AfriForum's lineage shaped its ideas

2019-03-26 05:00

AfriForum has emerged as the unapologetic emissary of a new form of Afrikaner nationalism. Not surprising if you know where their roots lie, writes Pieter du Toit.

Hoërskool Driehoek tragedy: SAHRC, Solidarity take on BLF spokesperson for 'insensitive comments'

2019-02-05 18:54

The South African Human Rights Commission says it is appalled by comments on social media which Black First Land First spokesperson Lindsay Maasdorp and others made in the wake of the Hoërskool Driehoek tragedy.

Hlaudi pays back the money to Solidarity, but he still owes more

2019-01-28 17:41

Former SABC chief operating officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng has paid R300 000 to trade union Solidarity in line with a Labour Court ruling.

Schweizer-Reneke row: 'I will clear my name', vows tearful suspended teacher

2019-01-15 16:44

The Schweizer-Reneke primary school teacher, who was suspended over a seemingly controversial photograph, has vowed to clear her name.

Controversial MK promotions project temporarily interdicted

2018-12-20 21:47

The Gauteng High Court in Pretoria has granted trade union Solidarity an interdict, temporarily halting the police's controversial project for non-statutory forces, aimed at promoting former MK and APLA members.

Sibanye: Gold wage deal extended to all workers

2018-12-13 20:11

According to Sibanye-Stillwater, the collective membership of the NUM, UASA and Solidarity has increased to over 50% of the employees at the South African gold operations, allowing for extension of the agreement.

Nedlac says 'yes' to strike action over 'exclusionary' Sasol scheme - Solidarity

2018-10-30 10:29

Trade union Solidarity says the National Economic and Development Council has approved a strike by all its members after it again applied for permission to embark on a one-day sympathy strike in protest against a black economic empowerment scheme at Sasol.

Village Main Reef secures three-year wage deal

2018-10-05 12:29

Miners, artisans and officials will receive a 4.25% increase for the first year of the agreement, and CPI-linked increases for the next two years.

No agreement at CCMA between Solidarity and Sasol

2018-09-19 20:00

No agreement could be reached between Solidarity and Sasol at the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration, says the union.

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