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In a damning judgment, a full bench of the high court, headed by judge Elias Matojane, has ruled against Brian Molefe, Eskom and the minister of public enterprises in a case brought by the Economic Freedom Fighters, the

Four journalists from the SABC have been refused entry into work at the broadcaster’s Johannesburg offices, despite the labour court ruling that their dismissals were unlawful. The SABC on Wednesday

The case of four axed SABC journalists was postponed in the labour court in Johannesburg on Thursday to allow the broadcaster time to file court papers. Judge Robert Lagrange postponed the

our of the SABC journalists who were suspended or faced disciplinary hearings were fired on Monday, possibly because they approached the labour court, their lawyer said. “We will argue [in the court] on

The trade union representing eight journalists who were either charged or suspended by the SABC expects chief operating Hlaudi Motsoeneng to ignore communications regulator Icasa’s ruling that the broadcaster remove its ban on broadcasting protests

The SABC on Sunday refused to confirm the veracity of a union report that the disciplinary hearings of suspended news journalists have been suspended – some indefinitely. “We do not comment on

Almost 60 000 employees could lose their jobs in South Africa in 2016, a report by Solidarity trade union revealed in Pretoria on Tuesday. Solidarity’s research shows that employees in the mining industry are hit hardest

Absa has withdrawn the notices of retrenchment given to its IT employees, finance union Sasbo said on Monday. “In a letter to Sasbo, the bank advised it would withdraw the notices of retrenchment sent to IT staff today [Monday],” Sasbo assistant general

Absa on Thursday denied claims that it was firing 3000 staff members. “Absa confirms that there is no mass retrenchment being undertaken within the company,” spokesman Ajith Bridgraj said in a statement. “Absa has and will continue to evolve its systems and processes, which sometimes lead to very limited job losses