State Owned Enterprises to retrench more workers due to dire financial constraints

Treasury has revealed that it projects between 3 and 7 million job losses as a result of a protracted lockdown due to covid 19. More State owned parastatals are in a process of retrenching workers . Earlier this year Telkom informed trade unions and staff that it could cut up to 3,000 of its more than 15,000 employees. Meanwhile SABC is expecting to retrench 600 permanent staff and 1200 freelance workers. For more on this Udo Carelse spoke to BEMAWU 's spokesperson Hannes Du Buisson and Labour Analyst Mamokgethi Molopyane