Category «Industry»

Telkom restructuring

SA Govt going to try to persuade main Telecom players to reduce costs

Pretoria – Telkom has moved to clarify allegations by labour unions around the restructuring process at the telecommunications operator. “Telkom would like to place on record the facts surrounding its restructuring process to dismiss the baseless allegations by labour unions regarding the process and criteria under consideration. “The company rejects allegations that race is being …

9000 new employees in agricultural sector

Agricultural sector

According to Statistics SA, The number of employees in the formal non-agricultural sector of the South African economy increased from an estimated 8 498 000 employees in December 2013 to an estimated 8 507 000 employees in March 2014. Statistics South Africa released the results of the Quarterly Employment Statistics (QES) survey for March 2014 …

Metal workers down tools

Labour Minister intervenes in Numsa strike

About 220 000 National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) workers in the steel and metal sector are downing tools in a nationwide strike that starts today. The workers are expected to march in Johannesburg, Durban, Port Elizabeth, George, Cape Town and East London, according to Numsa. The employers have tabled a three-year wage …

SABC – Dumping of Afrikaans programming not true

SABC – Dumping of Afrikaans programming not true Johannesburg, 26 June 2014-The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) would like to express its misgivings on the article published today on TV with Thinus, an online publication, which claims to do news and analysis on South African Television. The Cape Town based self-proclaimed TV critic, Mr. Thinus …