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Sparks fly as labour takes on Eskom
Sparks fly as labour takes on Eskom
Labour is headed for a showdown with embattled state-owned power utility Eskom, which last week announced a loss of R21-billion in 2018-2019...
Numsa denies ‘politicised’ workers are a threat to Eskom
Numsa denies ‘politicised’ workers are a threat to Eskom
Senior ANC and alliance leaders say the politicisation of Eskom’s workforce will be a key challenge to any turnaround plan at the utility, in...
Numsa’s political party gets the go-ahead
Numsa’s political party gets the go-ahead
The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) says it welcomes the Electoral Commission of South Africa’s (IEC) decision to register...
Electoral commission stalls Numsa’s political bid
Electoral commission stalls Numsa’s political bid
The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) wants to know why the Electoral Commission of South Africa (IEC) has rejected its...
Numsa cornered by capital?
Numsa cornered by capital?
When the National Union of Metalworkers (Numsa) was expelled from Cosatu in 2014 it had a reputation for being independent and fiercely militant....
Vavi harassment complaint went 'nowhere'
Vavi harassment complaint went 'nowhere'
For the past year, another sexual assault allegation has hung, like a sword of Damocles, over 
Student activist locked out of Union Buildings
Student activist locked out of Union Buildings
Economic Freedom Fighters student activist Bonginkosi Khanyile has been locked out of the Union Buildings in Pretoria.
Eskom tables new 4.7% wage hike offer to avert strike
Eskom tables new 4.7% wage hike offer to avert strike
Eskom has tabled a 4.7% wage proposal during Tuesday negotiations aimed at preventing a strike.
No pedal to the metal as bus strike rolls on
No pedal to the metal as bus strike rolls on
“You have to imagine,” Lubabalo Hanyane said. “Maybe you take the bus in the morning at seven ... driving from Durban to Port Elizabeth. You...
Unions reject bus bosses' ‘insulting’ offer, call for intensified strike action
Unions reject bus bosses' ‘insulting’ offer, call for intensified strike action
The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) has condemned employers in the bus sector for causing a breakdown in negotiations.
Vavi warns workers to avoid 'butcher of the working class' after budget
Vavi warns workers to avoid 'butcher of the working class' after budget
Trade unionist Zwelinzima Vavi has warned workers to start organising themselves against exploitation after "multibillionaire" President Cyril...
Numsa condemns Eskom's decision to reinstate Koko
Numsa condemns Eskom's decision to reinstate Koko
The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) has condemned the decision by the Eskom board to reinstate Eskom’s former acting CEO,...

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