Workers Protest Job Cuts at Broadcaster, Demand New Funding Model
A grievance letter written by workers at the South African Broadcasting Corporation has listed several demands which includes a revolt against retrenchments, the removal of the current SABC board and a new funding model for the embattled company. The SABC previously announced plans to let go of 981 of their 3,377 permanent employees and 1,200 of the 2,400 freelance journalists.
News24Wire, 8 November 2018
In an attempt to save their jobs, SABC employees are expected to wear black and hold a lunch-hour picket on Friday. Read more »
COSATU, 8 November 2018
COSATU Gauteng supports the picket against retrenchments by Communication Workers Union and other unions at SABC. The federation calls on the board and management to heed the call… Read more »
Trucks of the SABC (file photo).
The SABC will let go of 981 of their 3,377 permanent employees and 1,200 of the 2,400 freelance journalists. "We are technically insolvent as an organisation and are not able to ... Read more »