From 0% to 7.5%: Eskom marathon wage talks to resume next week

2018-07-18 11:13

The National Union of Mineworkers say wage negotiations with the power utility will resume on July 27.

SAA vows to seek equity partner immediately amid funding crunch

2018-07-10 12:58

The airline's CEO has written in a letter to trade union Solidarity that funding pressures dictate that SAA start looking for a strategic equity partner immediately.

Solidarity gearing up for strike over Sasol’s empowerment scheme

2018-07-04 17:31

Trade union Solidarity says it may strike against Sasol over a B-BBEE scheme the union says is not inclusive of white employees.

Unions reject latest Eskom wage offer

2018-06-27 19:52

The National Union of Mineworkers, the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa and Solidarity have rejected the latest wage proposal by Eskom.

Solidarity aims for global support in fight against Trump steel tariffs

2018-06-05 15:51

Trade union Solidarity says it is going to mobilise unions locally and internationally to take on newly proposed US import tariffs.

Solidarity against airline merger, wants SAA placed in business rescue

2018-05-26 09:44

Trade Union Solidarity is opposed to a proposed merger between SAA, Mango and SA Express and will file a court application to have SAA placed in business rescue.

NUM to engage Sibanye as SA mine deaths soar to 31 this year

2018-05-06 17:43

The National Union of Mineworkers says it would engage the management of Sibanye-Stillwater following the recent deaths of workers at its mine which have pushed the national toll to 31 fatalities so far this year.

Stop delaying tactics and pay back R11m, Solidarity demands of Molefe

2018-04-20 16:06

Union Solidarity says former Eskom CEO Brian Molefe is buying time by “dragging his feet” and should pay back the R11m he has already received from a R30m pension payout immediately.

Union heading to court to apply for SAA business rescue

2018-04-12 14:56

Trade union Solidarity intends to apply to the High Court to have embattled state-owned airline South African Airways placed in business rescue.

Solidarity obtains interdict to halt controversial SAPS promotion project

2018-04-06 17:06

The police's controversial non-statutory forces project has been halted, thanks to an interdict granted in the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria in an urgent application trade union Solidarity had lodged.


Eskom and unions to return to wage negotiation table

2018-07-16 20:46

Unions will meet with Eskom on Tuesday to give feedback on the power utility’s wage offer.

Eskom wage talks still set to continue on Friday

2018-07-05 17:41

The power utility and unions are set to meet again on Friday to continue with long-running wage talks, after unions were sought a mandate on Eskom’s latest offer from their members.

Eskom says bad weather the cause of recent power outages, not load shedding

2018-07-03 12:31

Eskom says it is working to tackle weather woes that have damaged infrastructure and left parts of the country in the dark, while negotiations over wages with workers are continuing.

CCMA: Solidarity can strike over Sasol's new B-BBEE scheme

2018-06-14 19:30

Trade union Solidarity can embark on a protected strike over Sasol's racially exclusive employee-shareholding plan, after the CCMA issued Solidarity a certificate of non-resolution.

Strikes over racially exclusive Sasol scheme can be 'polarising', warns expert

2018-05-31 20:47

A possible strike at Sasol over its new employee shareholding plan Khanyisa and a dispute lodged by Solidarity could have serious consequences, says an expert in B-BBEE implementation.

Brian Molefe petitions Supreme Court over pension payout

2018-05-16 11:18

Former Eskom CEO Brian Molefe has petitioned the Supreme Court to appeal against the high court decision which ruled that he must pay back part of the R30m pension he receive from the firm.

Mine safety in SA worries Solidarity after death of 7 workers

2018-05-06 12:04

Solidarity has expressed "grave concern" over safety in South African mines following the recent deaths at Sibanye-Stillwater's Masakhane shaft in Driefontein.

R1m Denel bursary to Supra's son: Solidarity threatens action

2018-04-15 18:54

Solidarity has warned that it won’t hesitate to take action against any state owned enterprise squandering tax-payers money, following revelations that Denel paid a bursary of more than R1m to the son of North West premier Supra Mahumapelo.

Solidarity wants court to place SAA under business rescue

2018-04-08 15:00

The union says it will approach the courts 'in due course' to have the national carrier placed under business rescue, which must be wholly or partly privatised to remain in business.

BEE verdict sets tone for collaborative Mining Charter talks - union

2018-04-05 15:11

A declaratory high court order on the “once empowered always empowered” principle will serve as a pointer for Mining Charter negotiations to be collaborative, says union Solidarity.

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