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South Africa has a new trade union federation. Can it break the mould?
South Africa has a new trade union federation. Can it break the mould?
The newly launched trade union grouping in South Africa - the South African Federation of Trade Unions (Saftu) - promises to be a voice for the...
In the name of union game
In the name of union game
The founding congress of the South African Federation of Trade Unions (Saftu) will go ahead on Friday April 21 despite legal threats of a rival...
​Numsa brings in its lethal weapon to fight for a new economic order
​Numsa brings in its lethal weapon to fight for a new economic order
The mission is to convince society that capitalism has failed and a new worker-centred economic dispensation is required. Critically, that requires...
Numsa sets to work on a socialist party
Numsa sets to work on a socialist party
The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) is planning to form a political party to fight for the abolishment of capitalism and the...
Numsa regions ready to defend leadership against Jo'burg rebels
Numsa regions ready to defend leadership against Jo'burg rebels
The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) regions say they are "combat ready” and will quash any moves by dissenting members to...
Two rebel unions cry foul over Cosatu's 'financial sabotage'
Two rebel unions cry foul over Cosatu's 'financial sabotage'
The Food and Allied Workers’ Union (Fawu) claims that trade union federation Cosatu’s demand that it settle outstanding affiliation fees of...
Eskom strike threats grow as Numsa demands urgent talks with CEO Brian Molefe
Eskom strike threats grow as Numsa demands urgent talks with CEO Brian Molefe
In an eleventh hour decision – the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) has applied for a strike certificate in order to down...
NUM wants Ramaphosa to lead the ANC, saying a KZN boss would be ‘tribalistic’
NUM wants Ramaphosa to lead the ANC, saying a KZN boss would be ‘tribalistic’
The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) has warned that the election of any candidate from KwaZulu-Natal to succeed Jacob Zuma as the ANC’s...
Numsa and Solidarity: An unlikely working-class alliance
Numsa and Solidarity: An unlikely working-class alliance
Nearly two years after its expulsion from union federation Cosatu an unlikely alliance between the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa...
Vavi must account for his role in Cosatu’s demise
Vavi must account for his role in Cosatu’s demise
COMMENTIn his reply, “Get on board the new federation train, Harvey” (17 May), to my piece entitled “Numsa’s new federation still a...
New union federation comes from grassroots
New union federation comes from grassroots
The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) and the other 50 trade unions represented at the workers’ summit on April 30 are bemused...
Get on board the new federation train, Harvey
Get on board the new federation train, Harvey
Given that Ebrahim Harvey was once a trade union activist many years ago, we expected a more accurate account of the Workers Summit and the May Day...

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