South Africa: Telkom warned over 2010

source: Fin24
Mar 02 2010 16:03

Johannesburg – Telkom will urgently have to tackle its labour relations problems to ensure that the Soccer World Cup goes off without a hitch, trade union Solidarity said on Tuesday.

The trade union said that with only 100 days left to kick-off, the sporting event’s success was “on a knife’s edge” due to Telkom employees’ dissatisfaction.

“Employees of all three trade unions in Telkom’s largest single unit, Data Advance Services (DAS), are unhappy about salary discrepancies between them and employees of the company’s Merlot project, a unit responsible for the telecommunications company’s largest contracts,” Solidarity said in a statement.

It said DAS employees were not only demanding that they be remunerated at the same level as [continue reading]


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