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Union vows to fight Telkom job cuts

Friday 23 May 2014 | 11:42 CET | News
South Africa's Communication Workers' Union (CWU) said it will resist job losses at fixed-line operator Telkom, after the company announced plans to retrench 1,000 workers. CWU deputy president Clyde Mervin said the union could share ideas with Telkom on how jobs could be saved. The union was informed that about 1,000 employees in managerial ranks would be retrenched. CWU acting general secretary Thabo Mogalane said Telkom's actions were against government objectives of job creation and retention. He said Telkom has already shed thousands of jobs and cannot afford another major jobs

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Companies: Telkom
Countries: South Africa
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