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Tuesday | 14 July | 2020 Metal industry: Solidarity supports urgent investigation

Solidarity has welcomed the Minister of Trade, Industry and Competition’s trade policy directive issued earlier this month. According to the directive measures to help support the South African metals industry, which is facing severe challenges, will be investigated.   The amount of available scrap metal which is extensively used by  … Read more

Thursday | 09 July | 2020 Covid-19: Compliance with work safety measures during peak

Solidarity called upon employers today, especially during the peak of the corona crisis, to not only intensify the battle against the virus, but also the fight for sustainable business operations.   Paul Mardon, Deputy Chief Secretary, Strategy and Sustainability at Solidarity explains: “Proper risk analyses, instituting and complying with proper  … Read more

Thursday | 09 July | 2020 Department and Mineral Council should settle out of court

Department and Mineral Council should settle out of court regarding ownership and once empowered, always empowered principle   Solidarity today called on the Minerals Council South Africa and the Department of Mineral Resources and Energy to negotiate and reach an agreement out of court regarding  ownership and the once empowered,  … Read more

Tuesday | 07 July | 2020 Nursery schools: Minister defies court ruling, legal action

Solidarity today strongly denounced the Minister of Social Development, Lindiwe Zulu’s statements made in a press statement issued by her department and is preparing to institute legal proceedings against the minister. “In her statement the minister claims that nursery schools need to obtain approval or certification by the department before  … Read more

Monday | 06 July | 2020 Preschoolers may return to school, court says

Judge Fabricius today ruled in favour of the Solidarity Occupational Guild for Social Workers and the Solidarity Support Centre for Schools (SCS) that private nursery schools and daycare centres are entitled to reopen immediately if they can do so safely. The two organisations filed a case against the Department of  … Read more

Wednesday | 01 July | 2020 Maimane bites the dust in court – schools to remain open

Solidarity welcomes the court ruling against Mmusi Maimane and his OneSA Movement, confirming that schools can remain open. Solidarity joined the case as friend of the court. “Maimane argued an opportunistic and questionable case in court, where he declared under oath that everyone should remain locked up in their homes  … Read more

Tuesday | 30 June | 2020 Nursery school case to be decided without a court hearing

Solidarity was notified this morning that the case on the reopening of nursery schools and daycare centres brought by the Solidarity Occupational Guild for Social Workers and the Solidarity Support Centre for Schools (SCS) against the Department of Social Development would no longer be heard in an open court.    … Read more

Monday | 29 June | 2020 Nursery school case in court on Wednesday

The court case the Solidarity Occupational Guild for Social Workers and the Solidarity Support Centre for Schools (SCS) are bringing against the Department of Social Development on the reopening of nursery schools will be heard in the open court in Pretoria on Wednesday at 10:00.   The two organisations turned  … Read more

Tuesday | 23 June | 2020 Solidarity and Denel in court: date announced

Solidarity will meet Denel in the Labour Court on 30 June over Denel’s failure to pay its employees’ salaries in full. This comes after Solidarity approached the court on 19 June to decide on the matter.   Employees’ salaries for May were only paid in part with some members of  … Read more

Tuesday | 23 June | 2020 Nursery school court case postponed

The court case brought by the Solidarity Occupational Guild for Social Workers and the Solidarity School Support Centre (SSC) against the Department of Social Development on the re-opening of nursery schools, scheduled to be heard today, was postponed to Tuesday 30 June. The Occupational Guild and the SSC resorted to  … Read more

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