Retiring ArcelorMittal CEO increases retrenchment fears - union

2017-10-25 12:21

Trade union Solidarity is concerned after Wim de Klerk, CEO of steel producer ArcelorMittal SA, announced his retirement.

NUM to fight jobs bloodbath at AngloGold

2017-07-05 18:32

Planned retrenchments, that could see 8 500 workers lose their jobs, by AngloGold Ashanti will create ghost towns, says the National Union of Mineworkers.

ALERT: Charter warning as AngloGold starts retrenching 8 500 workers

2017-06-28 14:46

AngloGold Ashanti is embarking on retrenchments that could see 8 500 workers lose their jobs, a move seen as the first of many to hit the industry as a consequence of the Mining Charter.

Andrew Fenwick: From one who makes them – tighten your belts

2016-05-08 16:57

If we think we have an unemployment rate of over 25%, how much higher would it be if SA operated like many other countries in the world, asks an entrepreneur.

Why Anglo is forced to cut 85 000 jobs

2015-12-09 10:49

Anglo American has announced an eye-watering package of asset sales, mine closures and job cuts and says it aims to employ 50 000 people, 85 000 fewer than now.

Increased risk of massive construction lay-offs

2015-11-26 11:51

A survey shows the construction sector is taking strain as it battles lower revenue and a 54% profit drop, heightening the risk of massive lay-offs.

Zuma urges mining firms to reconsider lay-offs

2015-08-11 13:35

President Jacob Zuma has called on mining firms to reconsider proposals to shed jobs, asking them not to "resort to retrenchments at the first possible opportunity".

Telkom confirms plan to shed thousands of jobs

2015-06-09 19:31

Telkom is planning to reduce its employee numbers by up to 7 800, the telecoms company has told Fin24.

Over 1 000 at Telkom hit by outsourcing move

2015-04-30 16:20

A total of 1 169 employees at Telkom have been affected by the telecom company’s outsourcing measures.

Sanral denies employee layoffs

2014-10-17 11:18

Sanral is not retrenching its employees and has not issued retrenchment letters, says its spokesperson Vusi Mona.


NUM preparing to fight as retrenchment toll rises

2017-07-31 15:54

The National Union of Mineworkers is gearing up for a fight against both mining companies and the government, amid increasing retrenchments at South Africa's mines.

Zwane warns AngloGold about job cuts

2017-06-30 19:32

The information provided by AngloGold Ashanti for contemplating retrenchments of over 8 000 workers must be verified, says Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane.

No pot of gold at the end of this rainbow

2016-10-02 08:25

Chicken producer to retrench due to soaring number of cheap, dumped imports and a five-year run of losses.

2 100 jobs in balance as Evraz Highveld mulls closure

2016-02-16 08:35

The business rescue team at Evraz’s distressed South African steel unit is considering closing the steelmaker’s operations, placing more than 2 100 jobs at risk.

NUM vows to fight for Eskom coal supplier jobs

2015-12-07 21:30

NUM says thousands of its members face a bleak future as Eskom’s decision not to renew contracts with some of its coal suppliers places their jobs in jeopardy.

More job worries for ex-Telkom staff

2015-10-02 10:02

Over 200 ex-Telkom staff have been issued with consultation letters at their new employer WNS, one of the fixed-line operator's outsourced companies.

Zim job losses mount as economy falters

2015-06-26 18:04

A total of 7 000 employees in Zimbabwe lost their jobs through job cuts in 2014 as the country’s economy continues to weaken, placing penions at risk.

NUM says it will fight ‘mass’ mining job cuts

2015-06-05 10:52

The National Union of Mineworkers says it will battle what it sees as a mass retrenchment drive by major companies in the mining industry.

Retrenchments to eat into Telkom earnings

2014-11-03 12:31

Telkom has slashed its half-year earnings forecast by up to 70% from a year ago, citing costs related to an ongoing restructuring process.

Telkom faces court action over planned job cuts

2014-07-09 08:24

Two unions representing some of Telkom SA's workers say they will take the landline provider to court over plans to slash jobs from a management layer.

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