Tag: CWU

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

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.

SA volatile labour market sees more companies retrenching

2018 has been a tough year from an economic perspective starting off with increased VAT, companies retrenching from mining to telecoms and now latest being VBS and SABC in the process of retrenching.