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    Matric more akin to starting block than finish line

    January 4th, 2018

    Trade union Solidarity said today that the matriculants of 2017 should not halt their education. A matric certificate alone will not create the same opportunities as additional training. “Although employment in South Africa is under pressure, it is clear that people with further education have significantly better prospects, not only  … Read more

    Sibanye-Stillwater to Lonmin’s rescue

    December 18th, 2017

    Trade union Solidarity today said it is positive about the acquisition of Lonmin by Sibanye-Stillwater. On Thursday 14 December Sibanye announced that it had acquired Lonmin in a transaction worth R5 billion. This comes after Lonmin, one of the world’s largest platinum producers, had been under severe pressure this year  … Read more

    Solidariteit lays criminal charges against Denel top brass

    December 15th, 2017

    Trade union Solidarity today laid charges on behalf of its members employed by state-owned entity Denel against both its Chief Executive Officer, Zwelakhe Ntsepe, and its Chief Financial Officer, Odwa Mhlwana. This follows after it has come to light that the company has squandered its employees’ money. According to Solidarity’s  … Read more

    State-owned Denel in a fix, workers suffer – Solidarity

    December 13th, 2017

    After having met with the management of state-owned entity Denel, trade union Solidarity today expressed its shock at and concern over the possible non-payment of workers’ December pay by the company. The trade union warned that the non-payment of salaries could lead to major instability and labour unrest, which could  … Read more

    Solidarity will assist teachers

    December 12th, 2017

    Trade union Solidarity today said that it would still by way of legal assistance support any teacher who may be unfairly affected by the Gauteng Department of Education’s latest staffing redistribution. This follows after the Education Department gave an undertaking that no teacher would be laid off as a result  … Read more

    Solidarity fights for favourable career prospects in SAPS

    December 7th, 2017

    In its report on the inadequate career prospects the South African Police Service (SAPS) offers to its non-commissioned officers (Constables, Sergeants and Warrant-Officers), trade union Solidarity paints a bleak picture. According to the report the unfair and non-transparent appointments made by the SAPS are self-destructing and citizens will pay dearly  … Read more

    Law Society circumvents labour legislation – Solidarity

    December 1st, 2017

    Trade union Solidarity today rebuked the Law Society of the Northern Provinces about its unwillingness to consult with the trade union regarding a business transfer process as defined by the Labour Act. The business transfer in terms of section 197 of the Labour Relations Act has recently been announced, which  … Read more

    Dept is dragging with placement of health practitioners

    December 1st, 2017

    In a letter addressed to the Minister of Health, Aaron Motsoaledi, and the Department of Health, Solidarity advised that it was putting them on terms to comply with their statutory obligations to place community health practitioners for their compulsory community service year. This comes after Solidarity had received numerous complaints  … Read more

    Eskom’s Pension Fund admits guilt in Molefe saga

    December 1st, 2017

    Yesterday during a hearing of Solidarity’s application against Brian Molefe, the Eskom Pension Fund (EPPF) admitted to a full bench of judges that it had simply rubberstamped Eskom’s pension grant of almost R30 million to Molefe. The EPPF had to admit that the fund had accepted the grant unquestioningly without  … Read more

    Molefe in court to try to postpone the inevitable

    November 29th, 2017

    Trade union Solidarity’s case regarding the repayment of the unlawful funds appropriated to former Eskom CEO Brian Molefe kicked off in the Pretoria High Court today. Solidarity argued that the misrepresentations made by Molefe and the Eskom Board with regard to the controversial pension grant of about R30 million, and  … Read more


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