/ 31 July 2022

Business unionism: Numsa risks collapse amid battle of ideas

Thousands of members of the NUMSA (South African Union of Metal Workers) attend a mass anti corruption march organized by various South African unions and political and civil societies in Johannesburg, South Africa on October 14, 2015. (Photo by Ihsaan Haffejee/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
Some, including Zwelinzima Vavi, say unions risk collapse if they are run like businesses — a critique that Irvin Jim argues is part of a ‘mischievous attack’ on his leadership

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