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Business rescue the only doable option for beleaguered SAA

April 24th, 2018

At a sitting of Parliament’s Standing Committee on Public Accounts (SCOPA) today it was confirmed that the national carrier, the SAA, is under tremendous financial pressure, and that a deliberate intervention to get the SAA out of its predicament is called for. At a press conference held on 8 April  … Read more


Member at UJ being wrongfully harassed by student council

April 20th, 2018

Solidarity demands that steps be taken Trade union Solidarity today strongly denounced the actions of the student representative council (SRC) of the University of Johannesburg (UJ) for falsely accusing a lecturer of having plagiarised the work of a student. This comes after the lecturer in question reported the student in  … Read more


Molefe drags feet with repayment

April 20th, 2018

Trade union Solidarity announced today that it was in the process of taking steps to enforce Brian Molefe to repay the R11 million. The former Eskom CEO failed to comply with demands made by the trade union earlier this week. In a letter to Molefe’s legal lawyers, Solidarity requested Molefe  … Read more


Denel Dossier: Solidarity reveals mismanagement of funds

April 19th, 2018

The trade union Solidarity has revealed in a report titled Denel Dossier today that Denel’s top management received up to a 60% salary increase last year. According to Dirk Hermann, Chief Executive Officer at Solidarity, these increases were awarded at the same time when Denel did not have the necessary  … Read more


Solidarity gives Molefe until 11:00 on Friday to pay

April 18th, 2018

Trade union, Solidarity yesterday wrote a letter to Brian Molefe’s legal team, shortly after the Pretoria High Court rejected his application for leave to appeal with costs. In the letter, the trade union requests written confirmation that Molefe, in light of the court’s ruling, will adhere to the ruling and  … Read more


Court dismisses Molefe’s application for leave to appeal

April 17th, 2018

Solidarity said today at the High Court in Pretoria that former Eskom CEO Brian Molefe was unnecessarily abusing court processes to delay the repayment of the money illegally obtained by him. This was after Molefe’s application for leave to appeal was today dismissed with costs after an earlier court ruling  … Read more


Solidarity reveals: Denel foots the bill for premier’s son

April 15th, 2018

During the weekend Solidarity revealed that in 2017state-owned company Denel had paid a bursary of R1,1 million to the son of North-West Premier, Supra Mahumapelo. This bursary was used to fund Supra Oarabile Mahumapelo’s private flight lessons. This disclosure comes only a few days after the trade union announced that  … Read more


Solidarity brings High Court application to save SAA

April 12th, 2018

Could be the first State-Owned Company under business rescue In what could be considered a historical case, Solidarity today announced that it would approach the High Court to have South African Airways (SAA) placed under business rescue. As a trade union, Solidarity is able to make this application as an  … Read more


Concern about impact of US tariffs on SA steel industry

April 11th, 2018

Solidarity today expressed its concern about the possible impact of the import tariffs on steel and aluminium products recently announced by the US. The 25% import tariff and the 10% tariff on aluminium affects the South African steel industry directly as the industry exports around 330 000 tonnes, that is  … Read more


Mining Charter negotiations to mitigate damage

April 10th, 2018

Mineral Resources Minister, Gwede Mantashe, today for the second time in two weeks, assembled the leadership of mining social partners, as Minister Mantashe prefers to refer to stakeholders, for talks about the Mining Charter. It also provided an opportunity for the Mining Charter Task Team to report on progress made  … Read more




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