ARTICLES RELATING TO JOB LOSSES

North West man speaks about his retrenchment experience

2019-05-15 14:52

It is wise to build an emergency fund for when bad times strike such as retrenchment.

Minerals Council SA hopes Mandela Platinum Coin will rival Krugerrand

2018-10-05 11:57

The industry employers body hopes the proposed Mandela Platinum Rand - in honour of the late statesman’s centenary year - will become as popular as the Krugerrand.

2 500 job cuts weren’t enough for Impala Platinum

2018-07-09 08:38

Possibly more job losses at the world's second largest platinum producer, Bloomberg reports.

AngloGold Ashanti to cut another 2 000 jobs - unions

2018-05-23 14:03

Mining unions have received notices from AngloGold Ashanti for the retrenchment of 2 000 workers in all job categories and levels.

City loses 2 000 jobs

2018-04-09 16:15

At least 2 000 people have lost their jobs around Pietermaritzburg due to companies closing down or downsizing since November.

Cosatu concerned that SAA cost-cutting will lead to jobs bloodbath

2017-11-17 21:00

It's all good and well to cut costs at SAA, but what about those who will lose their jobs, Cosatu has asked Parliament.

Broken promises from AngloGold signal darker days ahead

2017-07-09 06:00

When AngloGold announced that it would be shutting down its 4 000-worker-strong Kopanang mine in the Matlosana municipality, fear swept through the surrounding communities.

Ramaphosa slams GM's short notice SA exit

2017-06-14 20:30

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says General Motors' sudden decision to leave South Africa does not sit well with government.

Impose 50% tariff on poultry imports, urges Malema

2017-01-12 19:35

The Economic Freedom Fighters called on Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies to impose a 50% tariff on all chicken importers to protect SA poultry farmers and their workers.

Chamber of Mines confirms receipt of Cosatu's memorandum

2016-10-07 17:59

The Chamber of Mines promised to look into the grievances raised by trade federation Cosatu in a memorandum.

 

Cosatu: Ramaphosa must guarantee Eskom restructure won’t lead to job losses

2019-02-07 21:40

The president must guarantee that the restructuring of Eskom he announced in his State of the Nation Address will not lead to job losses, says Cosatu.

Mantashe slams job losses, 'backward' leadership at Gold Fields

2018-08-15 16:05

Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe has slammed Gold Fields management over its planned retrenchments, saying the job losses reflect "backward" leadership and scapegoating.

Job losses can be avoided with National Minimum Wage exemption - Ramaphosa

2018-06-22 07:45

President Cyril Ramaphosa said that the provision of a national minimum wage exemption is designed for businesses that cannot implement the national minimum wage to avoid job losses.

Listeriosis: No guarantee job losses can be avoided, says govt

2018-05-11 14:44

If the source of the listeriosis outbreak is water, an abattoir or a food processing plant, the cost of eradicating it could be substantial, says agriculture minister Senzeni Zokwana.

Pork industry in listeriosis crisis

2018-04-08 06:03

The listeriosis crisis has plunged the country’s pork industry into an overnight crisis, with producer prices having fallen as much as 40%, resulting in millions of rands in losses for pig farmers.

Sibanye to lay off 2 000 miners - NUM

2017-10-31 18:24

The National Union of Mineworkers said on Tuesday afternoon that 2 000 of its members from Sibanye-Stillwater's Cooke Gold mine had received "forced retrenchments termination letters".

Bleak future for thousands as mine closes

2017-07-09 06:00

The mining community in the vicinity of Kopanang gold mine is a society on edge, after another mine closure.

Sugar tax: Negative effects would be 'relatively small' - Treasury

2017-02-01 07:58

Although the overall impact of a tax on sugar-sweetened beverages would be negative the effect would be “relatively small”, National Treasury said.

Blood bath as Rainbow job hopes fade

2016-11-13 05:59

The blood bath in the poultry industry has gathered pace, with almost 800 jobs set to be lost at RCL Foods’ Camperdown plant in KwaZulu-Natal.

Who will pay for clean fuel?

2016-09-25 06:29

SA refineries warn of job losses as battle with state over infrastructure investment continues.

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