Telkom plans to cut thousands of jobs

File: Telkom will offer business loans and digital wallet services.

File: Telkom will offer business loans and digital wallet services.

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JOHANNESBURG - South African telecoms company Telkom SA has served unions with letters regarding planned job cuts, a company spokesperson said on Wednesday.

"Out of respect for our employees, we will share information once we have engaged further with our employees and unions," Mooketsi Mocumi said in a WhatsApp response to questions.

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The company has served unions with section 189 notices.

At least 3,000 Telkom employees will be affected.

Additional reporting eNCA

Source
Reuters