It matters not that at some moments in the past, a person did good or bad. What matters is the evolution of their work over time, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.
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Unfortunately, retrenchment is a reality that many employees are faced with. Knowing what your rights are – and understanding the legality around the retrenchment process – is extremely important.
The Constitutional Court has dismissed an appeal by 1 818 retrenched employees of retailer Edcon.
Standard Bank and ABSA are not alone in facing possible retrenchments, and SA must plan its response, says Sifiso Skenjana.
Accenture, the global consulting firm, will begin selling automation software that has already eliminated about 40 000 internal roles.
The SABC board told Parliament that it needed a R3bn bailout as it was in a position where it would not be able to pay salaries after March if nothing changed, but Parliament has urged them to first recover millions lost through dodgy deals.
The SABC board's announcements on its intentions to retrench workers is pre-emptive and not in compliance with the s189 process, said Communications Minister Nomvula Mokonyane.
The SABC says it expects that all employees and at all levels will be affected by restructuring which could affect 981 employees and 1 200 freelancers.
Diversified construction company Group Five expects further retrenchments mainly within its Engineer, Construct and Procurement cluster, a spokesperson told Fin24.
Proposed retrenchments by Impala Platinum will have a devastating domino effect on communities and businesses.
The Department of Mineral Resources says an announcement of job cuts by platinum miner Implats smacks of bad faith in the midst of commitments to save jobs.
Union Solidarity has asked Minister of Trade, Industry and Competition Ebrahim Patel to sit in on an ArcelorMittal meeting aimed at discussing the company's restructuring plans, which could see as many as 2 000 employees retrenched.
The Competition Appeal Court has heard that a merger between two mining companies would lead to substantial job losses, affecting the surrounding community.
Absa Group is restructuring its South African retail and business banking unit within months of reducing the division’s management team and rolling out a new strategy.
The cash-strapped public broadcaster issued the statement in light of what it says are incorrect reports that its board had taken a decision to suspend the retrenchment process.
Newly appointed Communications Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams has drawn a line in the sand over proposed retrenchments at the SABC, according to a letter apparently leaked from her office.
Labour has expressed shock at the SABC's announcement of possible retrenchments in terms of Section 189 of the Labour Relations Act, questioning whether the broadcaster will be in a state to cover the elections in 2019.
The SABC incurred R570m in irregular expenditure during the 2017/18 financial year, bringing its total close to R5bn.
Judgment is expected to be handed down on Thursday morning where an estimated 22 retrenched employees want Afro Worldview to give them formal notice and severance pay.
Minerals Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe has labelled as 'unethical and reckless' a decision by platinum miner Implats to slash 13 000 jobs in a restructuring process aimed at boosting income.
Trade union Solidarity is concerned after Wim de Klerk, CEO of steel producer ArcelorMittal SA, announced his retirement.
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