SABC retrenchment notices suspended for seven days

The Board of the SABC has suspended the part 189 course of for a interval of seven days.

“This can permit all stakeholders to additional have interaction and discover choices in an effort to make sure the monetary sustainability of the SABC,” stated appearing spokesperson Mmoni Seapolelo.

This follows intervention by the communications ministry and a debate on the Nationwide Meeting’s portfolio committee on communications after Tuesday’s announcement of the deliberate retrenchment of about 400 workers on the state broadcaster. SABC information workers at Auckland Park had launched into a go-slow, with some allegedly refusing to go on air, over the looming retrenchments.

“The SABC is dedicated to meaningfully partaking with all its stakeholders because it continues to make the company financially sustainable to fulfil its public mandate,” stated Seapolelo.