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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

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

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

Employees in the mining, telecommunications and metal industries have been affected the most in 2015 as 58 companies cut at least 45 000 jobs, according to trade union Solidarity’s report on the retrenchment

Telkom has paid out R1,1bn in voluntary early retirement and severance packages, according to the company’s quarterly report. On Friday, the company released an operational update for the quarter ended 30 June 2015. The operational update was released on

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

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

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

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