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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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Telkom bypasses unions with severance offer

Despite union objections, Telkom has announced it is extending voluntary severance and early retirement packages to all employees, including those that belong to trade unions. The decision to offer packages to all staff, included unionised

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Staff cuts, wage freeze planned at Telkom

Less than a week after the labour court ordered Telkom to suspend a section 189 retrenchment process, the company has decided to abandon that approach and has opted instead to offer voluntary

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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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Verdict expected in Telkom labour case

The Johannesburg labour court will hand down judgment on trade union Solidarity’s urgent application to obtain an interdict against Telkom’s planned job cuts on Wednesday. This comes

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Court to hear bid to stop Telkom job cuts

The labour court in Johannesburg will on Tuesday hear trade union Solidarity’s urgent application to obtain an interdict against Telkom’s planned job cuts. Last month, the telecommunications company announced that it

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Telkom to fight unions’ court challenge

Telkom has signalled its intention to fight an urgent application brought by trade unions at the labour court, in which they are seeking an interdict against planned restructuring and retrenchments at the

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Union to fight Telkom layoffs in court

Trade union Solidarity is turning to the courts to fight impending retrenchments at telecommunications operator Telkom. In a statement on Wednesday, the union said it will approach the labour

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Surviving a total grid collapse

Although Eskom is insistent that a total blackout is out of the question, a concerned group has launched a basic emergency guide to living in the dark. The plan offers practical tips on how households can prepare for

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Solidarity playing the race card: Telkom

Telkom has hit back at claims on Monday by trade union Solidarity that its planned restructuring will target white employees by using race when determining who its lets go of as it seeks reduce the size

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