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.

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.

National Bargaining Council suspends Sasol's 'overtime licence' due to health, safety concerns

2018-09-17 14:30

The National Bargaining Council for the Chemical Industry has withdrawn Sasol's variation licence - for employees to work overtime - due to health and safety concerns.

Solidarity accuses Sasol of being 'reckless' as strike drags on

2018-09-16 18:20

Solidarity accuses Sasol of compromising safety by making workers who are not properly trained to replace its striking members at the Sasolburg plant.

Commission plans to intervene in Sasol strike - Solidarity

2018-09-07 20:49

The Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration wants to assist in defusing the strike launched by trade union Solidarity at Sasol, over its empowerment share scheme.


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.

New Mining Charter a consensus document - Gwede Mantashe

2018-09-27 12:14

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

Three-year wage deal reached at AngloGold Ashanti

2018-09-17 15:19

AngloGold Ashanti has concluded a wage agreement with AMCU, UASA and Solidarity for a three-year period.

Solidarity confident of permission to strike after court ruling

2018-09-17 13:28

Trade union Solidarity says it has again applied for permission to embark on a one-day sympathy strike in protest against a black economic empowerment share scheme impacting some of its members at Sasol.

Court sets aside Nedlac decision on Solidarity strike

2018-09-14 13:40

A court has ruled against a decision by Nedlac to refuse an application by trade union Solidarity to call its 180 000 members out on a nationwide strike.

Solidarity to NYSE: Sasol Khanyisa violates Civil Rights Act

2018-09-06 20:39

Solidarity has written to the New York Stock Exchange over the Sasol Khanyisa share scheme, but Sasol says negative perceptions are a misunderstanding.

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