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Numsa denies ‘politicised’ workers are a threat to Eskom

Numsa's general secretary says the party's aim is to push the workers' interest in all sectors of society.

Numsa’s political party gets the go-ahead

The Socialist Revolutionary Workers Party will drive the agenda of working-class South Africans, the union says

Electoral commission stalls Numsa’s political bid

The union says it will appeal the decision by the commission to reject its attempt to register a workers’ party

Numsa cornered by capital?

Intrigue and internal divisions are dogging South Africa’s largest union, and threatening to destabilise the federation to which it belongs

Vavi harassment complaint went ‘nowhere’

This latest allegation relates to incidents in late August and early September 2017 in which Vavi is said to have harassed and later groped a woman

Eskom tables new 4.7% wage hike offer to avert strike

Eskom had initially offered a 0% increase for the current year, while Numsa and the National Union of Mineworkers demanded a 15% hike

No pedal to the metal as bus strike rolls on

Drivers and unions are fighting for wages, the rights of dual drivers and the foot-to-the-pedal rule, which they call exploitative

Unions reject bus bosses’ ‘insulting’ offer, call for intensified strike action

In a statement issued by Numsa General Secretary Irvin Jim, the union said that the sector “insulted workers and commuters”

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