Retrenchments

SAA’s rescue men fly in defiance

The airline’s business rescue practitioners ignored a warning not to announce route closures and possible job cuts ahead of a restructuring plan

Unions vow to push ‘battle for survival’ at SAA

The Labour Court dismisses an application by Numsa and Sacca to have planned job cuts at SAA scrapped

Miners speak out against Sibanye

Not a year into buying Lonmin, Sibanye is accused of mistreating the mineworkers who were injured eight years ago during the Marikana massacre. But the platinum giant says it is a miscommunication. Athandiwe Saba and Paul Botes visit Marikana to find out the truth

Lest we forget: Marikana’s fallen

We must remember the 44 people killed and 78 injured in main part to prevent such actions being repeated

ArcelorMittal to keep its head above water by cutting more jobs

After announcing weak financial results for the first half of 2019, the steel manufacturer is planning to cut more jobs to be able to operate

Slice of life: Going up in the world

'Getting retrenched opened up a lot of doors for me'

US free news sites BuzzFeed, HuffPost feel the layoff pinch

At BuzzFeed, it was the second wave of job cuts in 14 months

SABC retrenchment process still suspended, for now

The SABC has clarified that the retrenchment talks with unions and the CCMA have been put on ice for now until the board has been sorted out

SABC’s crisis plan fails to impress MPs

The broadcaster’s savings from cost-cutting are far less than the money needed to rescue it

SABC unions will not go down without a fight

The broadcaster has announced mass retrenchments in the wake of financial woes, but unions say workers are the victims of an uncreative board

We haven’t decided on number of Air Chefs layoffs yet ― SAA

​Air Chefs, the catering arm of SAA, has launched a consultation process with unions that may lead to job losses

Numsa slams SAA-owned Air Chefs for retrenchment notice

Numsa called the action “opportunistic”, as SAA is in the process of implementing its turnaround strategy which affects all companies in the group.

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Tshwane water woes in court again

The municipality has been accused of deliberately derailing the contract to sort out toxic water crisis in Hammanskraal

Life in lockdown: Behind closed doors keeping out the coronavirus

South African students in China are staying behind closed doors due to the coronavirus outbreak

Apartheid criminals still at large

Corporations and banks that aided the apartheid regime have not been brought to book, so they continue to act with impunity

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

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We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

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Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it