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Absa has withdrawn the notices of retrenchment given to its IT employees, finance union Sasbo said on Monday.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

Absa denied rumours on Thursday that it is planning mass retrenchments to cut costs. Employees affected by its restructuring process, were being given the opportunity to apply for positions across the group, it said. It was responding after Solidarity challenged Absa CEO Maria Ramos to confirm or deny rumours

Thousands of Telkom employees appealed to the competition authorities on Tuesday to take their job security into account before penalising their employer, trade union Solidarity said. The Competition Commission has asked the Competition Tribunal to find Telkom guilty of excessive pricing and market abuse

Telkom and trade unions will continue wage negotiations at the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA) on Tuesday, trade union Solidarity said. “The CCMA requested Telkom 10 days ago to obtain a mandate for a wage increase of between

Solidarity has asked the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA) to intervene in its wage dispute with Telkom, the union said on Wednesday. “Trade unions earlier referred a dispute to the CCMA on the grounds that Telkom

Solidarity on Friday declared a wage dispute with telecommunications company Telkom, the trade union’s spokesman said. “Telkom indicated during [Friday’s] round that it will impose a two-year moratorium on retrenchments, provided that trade unions will

Telkom faces a skills crisis after granting more than 1 500 voluntary severance packages to experienced workers, trade union Solidarity said on Wednesday. “In more than 57% of the applications which were approved

Telkom has submitted a proposal to resolve salary disparities among employees in two of its divisions, trade union Solidarity said on Tuesday. “Employees’ discontentment over the salary disparities has reached boiling point, but Telkom’s new proposal is a clear indication that the company recognises the seriousness of the situation and

Trade union Solidarity has declared a dispute with Telkom, saying the telecommunications provider’s voluntary retrenchment programme may lead to forced…