Why this union believes Telkom’s retrenchment threat is a ruse to influence spectrum auction

PUBLISHED: Wed, 22 Jan 2020 15:57:01 GMT


The Communications Workers Union says it represents about 41 per cent of Telkom workforce and says the company is using retrenchment as a threat to toughen its case for a bigger spectrum allocation. CNBC Africa’s Karabo Letlhatlha spoke to the president of the Communications Workers Union, Clyde Mervin and asked how the 2012 retrenchments differ to 2020.

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