SABC Retrenchments Process Explained - Jonathan Thekiso

Publication Date:
31 October 2018
South Africa, Company News, Labour, Press and Media

SABC CEO, Madoda Mxakwe, says the public broadcaster is technically insolvent and unable to fulfill its financial obligations. He was speaking on the financial state of the SABC. On Monday, the SABC notified staff that it intended to embark on the retrenchment of 981 permanent staff and not renew the contracts of one-thousand-200 freelancers. Mxakwe says freelancers cost the company over 500-million-rand, while managers' and junior manager's wage bill costs the broadcaster over a billion rand...Jonathan Thekiso, SABC Group Executive for Human Resources, Explained the Section 189, what it is and more importantly what it means for the employees of the SABC.

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