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Union vows to fight Telkom job cuts

The Communication Workers Union (CWU) vowed on Thursday to resist job losses at Telkom after the company announced plans to retrench a thousand workers. “We will defend job losses. We want Telkom to engage us on what are the issues,” CWU deputy president Clyde Mervin told reporters in Johannesburg. He said the union could

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Post Office travails continue

The Communication Workers Union’s dispute with the South African Post Office is not over, the union said on Friday. “We would like to put on record that our dispute with the Post Office over several issues, key to them being salary increments, remains in force,” general secretary Thabo Mogalane

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Post office workers declare dispute

The Communication Workers Union and the South African Postal Workers Union said on Monday they had declared a wage dispute with the post office. “The company is claiming to have suffered losses of R178m, hence it could not meet the salary demands of 10% and other

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Solidarity: Telkom ‘playing dirty’

Trade union Solidarity on Friday took to social media to accuse Telkom of “playing dirty” and interfering with the union’s communications with its members. “Telkom wage talks: Telkom playing dirty as Telkom is blocking union’s electronic communication to its members,” the union said through its

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Telkom dismisses talk of jobs bloodbath

Telkom has rubbished claims made by the Communication Workers Union that it plans to get rid of 13 000 of its employees, or more than half its workforce. Business Day newspaper reported on its website that the union had accused Telkom of moving to retrench the staff under the guise of voluntary severance and