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PetroSa retrenchments South Africa Union fights retrenchments at South Africa’s national oil company

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa has noted that identifying overpriced contracts with other companies can save PetroSA millions and prevent the retrenchments

South Africa: Strike action against retrenchment of workers in Macsteel continues into third day

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) alleges that the company dismissed 99 workers on December 11, the first day of holiday season, to prevent the union from taking action against it.

Comair workers in South Africa yet to receive pay while business rescue plan becomes more costly

Serious questions of conflict of interest have been raised as the business rescue practitioners ask the ailing airline to pay R250,000 per month to Redford Capital – a consultancy firm of which they themselves are the directors.

Unions reject liquidation of South African Airways

The crisis facing South African Airways today is due to the failure of the state to fulfill the collective agreements on how to rescue the state company, unions allege

Unions take action against South African Telekom’s retrenchment plan

The unions argued in court that proper consultations were not held with them before deciding on retrenchment packages

South African Airlines Unions to appeal against labor court’s refusal to stay closure of South African Airways routes

The unions are appealing to a higher court after a labor court ruled against the their application seeking an interdiction against SAA’s decision to close 11 routes. The unions are arguing that it will lead to retrenchments

South Africa Airlines Unions may legally challenge cancelation of domestic routes by South Africa Airways

Along with the cancelation of these domestic routes, the workers employed will also be retrenched. This lay-off is in violation of the collective agreement reached between the workers and the management in November 2019.

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