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MultiChoice halts job cuts, allows CCMA to engage workers

The MultiChoice job cuts have been halted for now, to allow the CCMA to lead the process, starting with consultations this Friday.

May 28, 2019

More job cuts at Telkom

Telkom’s financial results reveal the group cut over 2 000 jobs last year, at a cost of R728 million.

Mar 14, 2019

Looming job cuts at Standard Bank

The bank reportedly plans to cut 1 200 jobs and shut down 91 branches, ramping up plans to adopt more digital channels.

Sep 14, 2018

Union claims Telkom 'dishonesty' over job cuts

The company will offer voluntary separation and voluntary early retirement to qualifying employees starting today.


T-Systems SA restructures amid job cut fears

The IT services company is restructuring its operations locally and will examine the possibility of job cuts at a later stage.

Aug 18, 2017

Ericsson could shed 25 000 jobs

Fierce competition from China's Huawei and Finland's Nokia forces the Swedish mobile telecom gear maker to cut costs.

Jul 7, 2017

Microsoft plans to cut 'thousands' of jobs

The majority of job cuts will be outside the US, as Microsoft doubles down on its fast-growing cloud business.

Mar 1, 2017

Huawei staff fear cuts as profit disappoints

Staff at Huawei brace for possible jobs cuts after internal memos highlighted intense pressure to improve earnings.

Jan 9, 2017

ZTE to slash 3 000 jobs

An inside source says the Chinese telecom equipment maker is axing about 5% of its global workforce of 60 000.

Nov 22, 2016

Neotel clears up retrenchment rumours

Neotel is restructuring its procurement division, but this is unrelated to the upcoming merger with Liquid Telecom, it says.

Oct 5, 2016

Ericsson job cuts hit Sweden hard

Failure to offset waning demand for telecom equipment causes Ericsson shares to lose a quarter of their value as unions scramble to save jobs.


Dell to cut up to 3 000 jobs

After completing the acquisition of data storage company EMC, Dell Technologies will reportedly trim 2 000 to 3 000 jobs.

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