National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa

 
Democracy and the left in post-apartheid South Africa — An interview with Ben Turok
Democracy and the left in post-apartheid South Africa — An interview with Ben Turok
Professor Ben Turok, now 92 years old, was an ANC member of Parliament in South Africa for 20 years. Turok is the sole surviving member of the...
It’s mayday for unions as May Day turnout disappoints
It’s mayday for unions as May Day turnout disappoints
May Day rallies across the country showed that trade unions have lost their lustre and are no longer the political force they were a decade ago. Back...
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...
Corruption allegations don’t count, says Magashule
Corruption allegations don’t count, says Magashule
"Treat us like South Africans" was the response from those asked to step aside because of allegations of corruption and poor ethical judgement...
Comair strike by Numsa-affiliated ground staff averted, for now
Comair strike by Numsa-affiliated ground staff averted, for now
The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) will no longer be embarking on a planned national strike against Comair after the...
The workers who won’t snitch
The workers who won’t snitch
Metalworker union Numsa on Friday filed legal arguments in the Constitutional Court on behalf of 65 Dunlop factory workers from Howick, KwaZulu-Natal. The workers were dismissed in 2012 because they did not snitch on fellow workers during a protected strike....
Mantashe: Mboweni is the right man for the job
Mantashe: Mboweni is the right man for the job
ANC chairperson and Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe has welcomed Tito Mboweni’s appointment as finance minister saying he is the right...
Bye, brokers: Hello, service providers
Bye, brokers: Hello, service providers
The day after the Constitutional Court’s landmark ruling on labour broking on July 26, workers employed through labour-broking company Ziphi...
CCMA ‘improperly’ postpones workers’ hearings
CCMA ‘improperly’ postpones workers’ hearings
Workers advocates have accused the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA) of unfairly postponing arbitration hearings at the...
Numsa urges all workers to strike against 'R20/hour slave wage'
Numsa urges all workers to strike against 'R20/hour slave wage'
The country's largest labour union, the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa), has thrown its weight behind Wednesday's protected...
#ScrapNewLabourLaws campaign is ready for a national shutdown
#ScrapNewLabourLaws campaign is ready for a national shutdown
In a press conference ahead of the national strike on April 25, general secretary of the South African Federation of Trade Unions (Saftu),...
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.

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