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Union warns of skills shortage at Telkom

Telkom has cut a further 1 184 jobs through voluntary retrenchments, representing more than 8% of the company’s workforce, prompting trade union Solidarity to warn of a “massive skills shortage” at

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More retrenchments at Telkom: union

Trade union Solidarity on Friday said a further 300 jobs are on the line at Telkom as the company continues with a cost-cutting programme that involves reducing the size of the organisation’s employee base. The union said in a statement

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Barloworld denies ex-Telkom-staff layoffs

Supply chain company Barloworld Logistics has denied claims by trade union Solidarity that it plans retrenching ex-Telkom staff. On Wednesday, Solidarity said former Telkom employees who had been transferred to Barloworld Logistics earlier this year as part of a section 197 process are again

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2 400 to leave Telkom

Nearly 2 400 employees’ applications for voluntary severance packages have been accepted by telecommunications operator Telkom, a trade union said on Thursday. According to Solidarity

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Court orders a halt to Telkom job cuts

The labour court on Wednesday ordered Telkom to halt its section 189 process which deals with planned retrenchments at the company. Telkom announced last month that it plans to cut over

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Whites to go at Telkom: union

Telkom will use race when determining who it lets go of in its latest round of restructuring, trade union Solidarity alleged on Monday. “This follows after Telkom today indicated in a section 189 notice to trade unions that employment equity

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Zuma briefed on Telkom layoffs: union

President Jacob Zuma has been aware of Telkom’s plans to let go of as many as 7 800 employees for some time and has voiced no objections to the company’s plans, trade union Solidarity said on Friday. Solidarity is one of three labour unions

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Jobs bloodbath looming at Telkom: union

Trade union Solidarity has claimed a jobs bloodbath is looming at Telkom after the operator on Tuesday briefed it about its restructuring and retrenchment plans. “At an information session in Olifantsfontein today, the telecommunications giant announced

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Retrenchments mounting in ICT sector: union

The ongoing restructuring in the information and communications technology industry puts employees under immense pressure, trade union Solidarity said on Wednesday. “There have been far more retrenchments this year than in

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MTN, union to meet over job cuts

Mobile network operator MTN and trade union Solidarity would meet over the company’s plans to retrench managerial staff in South Africa, Solidarity said on Friday. “This comes after the mobile network operator initially failed to duly

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