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  1. Jan

    Akademia to offer Computer Science degrees

    Private Afrikaans university Akademia to offer tech degrees Private Afrikaans university Akademia plans to add several tech-related degrees to its offering over the next few years. Akademia was established by labour union Solidarity and has been providing classes in Afrikaans to students since...
  2. Jan

    Solidarity taking Post Office to court for unpaid medical aid contributions of over R600 million

    SA Post Office taken to court over R600 million in unpaid medical aid fees Trade union Solidarity will bring an urgent court application against the South African Post Office for failing to pay contributions of more than R600 million to employees’ medical funds. Solidarity said it would launch...
  3. Hanno Labuschagne

    Small victory for unpaid Denel employees - but over R600 million remains outstanding

    Small victory for unpaid Denel employees - but over R600 million remains outstanding Labour union Solidarity has received R4 million from state-owned arms manufacturer Denel to pay the outstanding salaries of its members at Denel Land Systems and Denel Dynamics. The payment comes after...
  4. Jan

    Denel executives suspended for corruption received full salaries while other staff weren't paid

    Denel execs suspended for corruption receive full salaries — but employees not paid Denel executives suspended for alleged corruption continue to receive full salaries while the company owes employees over R600 million. Appearing before Parliament’s standing committee on public accounts, Denel...
  5. Jan

    A R300m private college versus government's failed R866 million infrastructure plans

    A tale of two colleges — Solidarity versus government The collapse of an R866-million Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) infrastructure project has painted a bleak picture of the government's ability to deliver on its promises. Circumstances around the failed government project...
  6. Jan

    Major money problems at Denel

    Meltdown at Denel Denel is in a financial meltdown with debt of around R3.5 billion and cumulative losses of nearly R5 billion over the last few years. The once-proud arms manufacturer, with great products like the Rooivalk attack helicopter and the G6 self-propelled howitzer, has been gutted.
  7. Jan

    Telkom must pay staff R5 million on back-dated salary increases - Solidarity

    Telkom owes employees R5 million Solidarity has won an arbitration award against Telkom related to the interpretation of salary increases for employees due from April 2017. This comes after Solidarity had agreed with Telkom in 2016 to give a 6% salary increase to staff that would take effect...
  8. Hanno Labuschagne

    Solidarity sues government over importation of Cuban engineers

    Solidarity sues government over importation of Cuban engineers Labour union Solidarity has announced it will serve court papers on the Minister of Human Settlements, Water and Sanitation, Lindiwe Sisulu, over the use of Cuban engineers to help fix the country's water crisis. Solidarity said...
  9. Chris

    Solidarity takes legal action against illegal importation of Cuban engineers

    Solidarity takes legal action against illegal importation of Cuban engineers Labour union Solidarity has announced it has started a legal process against Minister of Human Settlements, Water, and Sanitation Lindiwe Sisulu over the importation of Cuban engineers for water infrastructure projects...
  10. Hanno Labuschagne

    The story behind the R300-million Afrikaans college built under budget and ahead of schedule

    The story behind the R300-million Afrikaans college built under budget and ahead of schedule Solidarity recently unveiled its impressive new R300-million Sol-Tech technical training college campus in Monument Park, Pretoria. Sol-Tech, which was founded in 2007, is an accredited private...
  11. Hanno Labuschagne

    Solidarity unveils its impressive new R300-million college campus

    Solidarity unveils its impressive new R300-million college campus Solidarity has unveiled its new R300-million Sol-Tech campus which was completed under budget and earlier than planned. Sol-Tech, which was founded in 2007, is an accredited private technical training college offering an...
  12. J

    Current lockdown will cause an economic implosion - Solidarity

    Current lockdown will cause an economic implosion - Solidarity Trade union Solidarity claims that the current implementation of South Africa's lockdown will cause an economic implosion. Because of this, it has made "comprehensive" proposals to President Ramaphosa and relevant ministers...
  13. J

    Court case could end affirmative action based on race in South Africa

    Court case could end affirmative action based on race in South Africa A court case which could mean the end of affirmative action based on race in South Africa begins in the Labour Court on Wednesday. Trade union Solidarity will ask the court to force the government to implement the...
  14. Newsfeed

    Mango pilots on strike

    Mango pilots on strike Trade union Solidarity has stated that its members – 95% of the pilots at Mango – will go on strike from Monday morning.
  15. Kevin Lancaster

    Retrenchment bloodbath – how many employees Telkom, MTN, and Cell C have let go

    Retrenchment bloodbath – how many employees Telkom, MTN, and Cell C have let go Trade union Solidarity has released its “retrenchment bloodbath” report, which details how many workers were retrenched in South Africa over the past year.
  16. Kevin Lancaster

    Massive skills shortage to hit Telkom: Solidarity

    Massive skills shortage to hit Telkom: Solidarity Solidarity has warned of a skills shortage at Telkom, amid its latest round of retrenchments.
  17. BusinessTech

    SA court may be forced to decide who suffered more under Apartheid

    SA court may be forced to decide who suffered more under Apartheid The Constitutional Court is set to hear a crucial case on Wednesday (18 November) regarding employment equity policies in South Africa - which could leave racial minorities out in the dust.
  18. Kevin Lancaster

    Eskom knew about silo problems

    Eskom knew about silo problems: Solidarity Trade union Solidarity said that a collapsed silo’s structural problems were brought to Eskom’s attention long ago
  19. Kevin Lancaster

    ICT sector losing jobs, under pressure

    ICT sector losing jobs, under pressure The ongoing restructuring in the information and communications technology industry puts employees under immense pressure, trade union Solidarity said on Wednesday
  20. Kevin Lancaster

    Telkom will face legal battle over retrenchments

    Telkom will face legal battle over retrenchments Solidarity will take legal action if any of its members working at Telkom are fired, the trade Union said on Thursday
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