CCMA scrambling to prevent retrenchments amid jobs bloodbath

2019-10-14 19:15

In the annual report the Commission for Conciliation Mediation and Arbitration said it managed to prevent 15 787 retrenchments out of a possible 38 588 during the 2018/19 financial year.

Mail & Guardian issues notice of possible retrenchments

2019-08-02 16:17

The Mail & Guardian has notified employees about possible retrenchments which, if they take place, are likely to be effected at the end of August.

Retrenchment tracker: South Africa’s big corporate job losses in 2019 - so far

2019-06-25 08:20

Many companies have announced job cuts.

Live in Gauteng? Your local Standard Bank branch could be closed by July

2019-04-03 15:44

Half of the 91 branches that Standard Bank will close are in Gauteng, according to a union representative, as the financial service provider implements a new operating model.

I’ve been retrenched and don’t have a job lined up – why I’m okay with it

2018-10-25 16:02

Taking time off is just as important as securing your next job.

4 ways to not feel overwhelmed when you’re retrenched

2018-08-10 12:39

How to embrace unexpected change when, at first glance, it doesn’t feel like you have any options.

Workers 'dumped' at Pan African's Evander 8 Shaft - NUM

2018-05-17 13:50

Pan African Resources will retrench about 1 700 employees by the end of May.

Life after retrenchment

2018-03-12 16:12

Accept the helping hand if your former employer offers it

Retrenching 8 500 SA workers will cost AngloGold R625m

2017-08-01 14:52

AngloGold Ashanti expects to make a half-year loss of up to R1.3bn, partly as a result of the R625m once-off non-cash provisions it has set aside for the retrenchment of about 8 500 workers.

Empowered retrenchment should be focus for employers and employees - expert

2017-01-29 17:22

There are practical skills one can apply in order to get another job so that retrenchment need not be the end of the road, explains an expert.


5 ways to protect your home if you are facing retrenchment

2019-08-12 22:07

Petrie Marx, Product Actuary at Sanlam, offers tips to mitigate the financial risks if you find yourself facing retrenchment.

Deutsche Bank jobs massacre: Here's what we know about the situation in Sandton

2019-07-11 13:54

Deutsche Bank is cutting 18,000 jobs globally a part of a big restructuring.

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.

Standard Bank appoints new chief risk officer

2019-03-20 18:49

Standard Bank has appointed David Hodnett as group chief risk officer.

SABC’s ‘restructuring’ the same as retrenchments, say unions

2018-09-14 15:01

Unions say that despite claims by the public broadcaster that the word ‘retrenchment’ is not in the broadcaster’s vocabulary, it is essentially considering retrenchments.

We haven't decided on number of Air Chefs layoffs yet - SAA

2018-06-12 06:45

Air Chefs, the catering arm of South African Airways, has launched a consultation process with unions that may lead to job losses.

Ben Magara: 12 600 Lonmin jobs depend on Sibanye deal

2018-05-14 16:06

Unless its transaction with Sibanye-Stillwater is completed soon, platinum miner Lonmin is set to retrench about 12 600 workers between 2018 and 2020.

This is what retrenchment feels like in your 20s

2018-03-07 00:00

Losing your job can be earth shattering - especially if you are at the beginning of your career.

Pick n Pay profit slumps as retailer forks out for retrenchment plan

2017-07-31 10:20

Pick n Pay expects half-year headline earnings per share to be down over 20%, after a voluntary severance programme in April 2017 saw the retailer cut back 10% of its roles and functions.

The reality of retrenchment

2016-05-17 14:31

It is wise to consider what you would do if you were to lose your job and how you could prepare for this before it happens.

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