Cosatu threatens metal firms in W Cape

2014-07-30 19:01

Companies continuing to lock out workers in the metal industry in the Western Cape will see their companies closed down by Cosatu, says the union.

Numsa wary of employers' 'unfettered powers'

2014-07-24 14:36

Numsa has expressed fears that an amendment by employers to the new wage offer will result in retrenchments or restructuring in the next three years.

Solidarity endorses Seifsa wage offer

2014-07-23 07:32

Solidarity says the latest wage offer made by employer body Seifsa is fair, and the union is convinced that its members will welcome it.

Neasa rejects strike settlement proposal

2014-07-21 13:32

A deal cannot be made just for the sake of ending the metal strike as long-term consequences also need to be considered, says employer body Neasa.

Strike should create workers party - Wasp

2014-07-16 17:56

The metal sector strike should be more political and pave the way for a workers party, says the Workers and Socialist Party.

Numsa unyielding as Seifsa withdraws offer

2014-07-15 19:51

Seifsa's withdrawal of its "final" wage offer in the metals and engineering industries would not weaken Numsa's resolve, says the union.

Numsa sacrificing workers' interest - Neasa

2014-07-14 15:10

The real interests of Numsa members are being sacrificed for short-term political aspirations, claims the National Employers Association of SA.

Numsa mulls wage offer

2014-07-11 11:38

Numsa says it's consulting members on the revised offer from the metal and engineering employers and will make announcement over the weekend.

Union demands 'may destroy metal sector'

2014-07-07 10:55

If Numsa continues muscling employers into deals they can't afford, it would hasten the decline and eventual destruction of the industry, says an employers' body.

Bosses urge Numsa to abandon strike

2014-06-30 10:21

The National Employers' Association of SA has urged Numsa to return to the negotiating table in a bid to avoid a strike threatening to further harm the economy.

Business owners almost ashamed of success

2014-03-30 13:57

Businesses no longer feel welcome in SA and as long as that sentiment exists, there will be no real improvement in private sector job creation, says an industry leader.

Govt moves on Compensation fund

2013-03-12 19:02

The labour department's intention to resolve problems at the Compensation Fund has been hailed by the National Employers' Association of SA.

Union wants new vision for labour

2013-02-12 18:03

President Jacob Zuma should tackle the problem of unemployment and job creation in his State of the Nation address, says union Neasa.

Farmworker strike: 'Oliphant must step up'

2013-01-11 16:18

Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant must act decisively to stop violent farmworker strikes in the Western Cape, the provincial government says.


Strike over but Neasa continues lock-out

2014-07-30 07:47

Employer body Neasa has vowed to continue a lock-out of striking workers, saying it is "extremely disappointed and dissatisfied" with the negotiation process.

Seifsa, Neasa condemn strike violence

2014-07-23 08:39

Employer organisations Seifsa and Neasa say that while workers' right to strike has been respected, there is no room for violence in the metal sector strike.

Labour department moots metals strike settlement

2014-07-21 15:39

The department of labour has made a proposal to end the wage strike in the metal sector, says union Numsa.

Oliphant disregards SMME job losses - Neasa

2014-07-18 13:44

By only engaging with Seifsa and Numsa during the metal strike, Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant shows no regard for the interests of SMMEs, says Neasa.

Metal strike affects building sector

2014-07-16 12:35

The metal sector strike has disrupted the supply of building materials to contractors, says an industry body.

Numsa awaits employers' response

2014-07-14 20:54

The National Union of Metalworkers of SA is waiting for employer body Seifsa to respond to its demand for a 10% wage increase, says the union.

Seifsa turns against SA's interest - Neasa

2014-07-11 20:00

Neasa says Seifsa must be extremely disappointed that it's negotiating partner, Numsa, keeps on rejecting the latest wage offer to end the strike.

Metal industry close to crashing - Neasa

2014-07-11 05:00

The National Employers' Association of South Africa has launched a scathing attack on Numsa and big business for bringing the industry to its knees.

26 strikers held for intimidation, violence

2014-07-04 17:51

Twenty-six people have been arrested in Gauteng for intimidation, public violence and malicious damage to property as police monitor the metals and engineering strike.

Metal negotiations deadlock

2014-05-29 16:44

Negotiations in the metal and engineering industry have deadlocked after three rounds, says the National Employers' Association of SA.

Nkandla report will hit investor confidence

2014-03-20 18:09

The Nkandla report will severely impact international investors' confidence in the government, says the National Employers' Association of South Africa.

Employers support changes in Labour Act

2013-03-07 15:54

The National Employers' Association of SA has pledged its support to Constitutional Court action to have sections of the Labour Relations Act changed.

Small farmers will battle - employer body

2013-02-05 18:27

Smaller farm operations would not be able to afford the new minimum wage increase, the National Employers' Association of SA says.

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