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Union warns Telkom on race retrenchments

Monday 7 July 2014 | 13:28 CET | News
South African operator Telkom, has been warned to abandon the race criteria it uses for retrenchments, or face a legal challenge. Trade union Solidarity gave Telkom a "final warning" to abandon the race criteria it uses for retrenchments, ITWeb reported. The union said in a statement it had warned the operator on several occasions during the retrenchment process that employment equity criteria, which include considerations of race, should not apply to retrenchments. Marius Croucamp, Solidarity's head of industry, said it is unlawful to use considerations of race in the process of deciding

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