New union not replacing Numsa - Cosatu

2015-03-06 14:58

The new Liberated Metalworkers' Union of SA is not replacing expelled National Union of Metalworkers of SA, Cosatu says.

Samwu not boycotting Cosatu

2015-03-03 20:00

Samwu says it is not one of the unions boycotting the Congress of SA Trade Unions' (Cosatu) central executive committee meeting.

Eight unions call for Numsa's reinstatement

2015-03-01 22:00

Eight affiliates of the Congress of SA Trade Unions have pledged not to participate in the federation's meetings until Numsa is reinstated.

Numsa denies surrender to Neasa

2015-01-14 21:00

The National Union of Metalworkers of SA has denied claims that it has given in to Neasa's 2014 demands.

Nzimande slams attempts to split Cosatu

2015-01-06 15:00

The "multi-pronged offensive" to divide the Congress of SA Trade Union is counter-revolutionary, says SA Communist Party general secretary Blade Nzimande.

Kasrils: UF revival of real mass struggle

2014-12-16 11:08

The United Front will help "shake up" the political landscape and revive a real mass struggle for real socio-economic change, says Ronnie Kasrils.

Numsa remains a trade union - Irvin Jim

2014-12-13 14:30

The National Union of Metalworkers of SA will remain a trade union and not convert itself into a political party, general secretary Irvin Jim says.

Numsa loses Concourt appeal

2014-12-12 12:21

The Constitutional Court has dismissed Numsa's appeal of a Labour Appeal Court order in an unfair dismissal case.

Numsa challenges expulsion in court

2014-12-11 16:04

Numsa is challenging its expulsion from Cosatu in court says general secretary Irvin Jim because they're determined to "reclaim the federation".

Power cuts lead to job losses - Numsa

2014-12-05 12:33

Ongoing load shedding will lead to job losses as workers already battle poverty, unemployment and inequality, says the National Union of Metalworkers of SA.


Forensic report implicates Vavi - Cosatu

2015-03-05 14:20

A forensic report into alleged impropriety in the sale of Cosatu's old head office and purchase of a new one implicates general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi, the trade union federation says.

Vavi: I will not join the Cosatu CEC

2015-03-02 10:50

Congress of SA Trade Unions general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi has taken to Twitter to say he will not attend the federation's central executive committee meeting.

United Front to host alternative Sona

2015-01-29 14:58

The United Front will hold an alternative state of the nation address ahead of President Jacob Zuma’s formal one next month, it says.

'Abuse of imbalance of power' in labour dealings

2015-01-13 12:17

The National Employers’ Association of South Africa says it deplores what it calls the abuse of the imbalance of power by big business.

Numsa sentiments misplaced - Neasa

2014-12-19 16:07

Neasa says it finds the way in which Numsa is portraying certain facts about the metal and engineering industry in the media as scandalous.

Nzimande: Jim wanted Vavi as deputy president

2014-12-14 09:13

SA Communist Party general secretary Blade Nzimande says Numsa general secretary Irvin Jim wanted Cosatu's Zwelinzima Vavi as ANC deputy president.

Numsa: ANC has good people

2014-12-13 13:00

The National Union of Metalworkers believes there are still good people in the ANC and they'll work to attract them, it has been reported.

Numsa's United Front launch on hold

2014-12-11 19:08

Numsa will no longer launch its United Front this weekend, as originally planned, but would hold an assembly, said general secretary Irvin Jim.

Dlamini draws a line in the sand

2014-12-08 17:42

Cosatu president Sidumo Dlamini says they accept the ANC's political intervention but that the decision to expel Numsa stands.

State security denies Numsa plot claims

2014-12-05 05:20

The ministry of state security has denied involvement in an alleged plot to destabilise the National Union of Metalworkers of SA.

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