ARTICLES RELATING TO NUMSA

Numsa prepares for life after Cosatu

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Numsa has not only reiterated its call for President Jacob Zuma to resign but it is also preparing for life outside of Cosatu, a report states.

Malema: EFF plans union for working class

2014-04-13 13:17

Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema says his party is going to form its own union to fight for the interests of the working class.

Jim wants change for working class

2014-04-10 20:17

It is time for the working class to start organising itself because the ANC is ignoring the freedom charter, says Numsa general secretary Irvin Jim.

Numsa pickets ahead of Cosatu CEC

2014-04-08 11:29

Members of Numsa have held a picket outside Cosatu House in Johannesburg ahead of the trade union federation's central executive committee meeting.

Jim: Anti-Vavi Popcru behind disrupted meeting

2014-04-07 14:00

It was no surprise that members of union Popcru attempted to sabotage a shop stewards' meeting in Durban, says Numsa general secretary Irvin Jim.

Vavi vows to unify Cosatu after his return

2014-04-07 11:25

Forget the "political shenanigans" of the past and "forgive them, because they don't know what they do", Zwelinzima Vavi tells supporters.

Numsa and Vavi face suspension

2014-04-06 19:53

Both Cosatu's reinstated secretary general Zwelinzima Vavi and Numsa could find themselves suspended, while Sadtu's suspended president believes he will be fired within the week.

Cops called to separate Cosatu affiliates

2014-04-06 12:00

Riot police have been called into a Durban hotel to keep Numsa members separated from other members of Cosatu affiliates.

Court set to rule on Vavi suspension

2014-04-04 07:29

The South Gauteng High Court is set to hand down judgment on whether Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi's suspension will be set aside.

Cosatu hits rock bottom

2014-04-01 19:29

This is the most painful period that the Congress of SA Trade Unions is going through, says trade union federation president Sidumo Dlamini.

Judgment reserved in Vavi case

2014-03-29 07:00

Judgment in the bid by Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi to have his suspension set aside has been reserved by the South Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg.

Court reserves judgment in Vavi case

2014-03-28 19:29

Judgment in the bid by Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi to have his suspension set aside has been reserved by the South Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg.

Vavi case: Cosatu denies ulterior motives

2014-03-27 18:52

Cosatu's national office bearers had no ulterior motives when suspending general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi, the High Court in Johannesburg has heard.

Vavi's suspension unprocedural - lawyer

2014-03-27 13:02

Cosatu did not follow proper procedures under its own constitution when it suspended general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi, the High Court hears.

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Numsa march

2014-03-20 09:00

Numsa members demonstrated during a march for jobs in Johannesburg. Watch.

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Jim: Voetsek youth wage subsidy

2014-03-19 17:03
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Issues raised during Numsa's marches around the country include the notion that non-racialism is not working in SA and that the youth wage subsidy must go.

500 000 workers set for strike action

2014-03-16 17:20
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The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa says it will take to the streets with about 500 000 workers to highlight youth unemployment.

Numsa to demand double-digit pay hike

2014-03-12 14:39

The National Union of Metalworkers of SA intends to ask for a double-digit wage increase, deputy general secretary Karl Cloete says.

Whites are paid four times more - Numsa

2014-03-10 17:04
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It will take 520 years for Africans to earn the same salary as the whites, says Numsa deputy general secretary Karl Cloete.

Expulsion: Numsa meets Cosatu deadline

2014-03-10 14:15

The National Union of Metalworkers of SA has responded to Cosatu about why it should not be expelled, according to union president Andrew Chirwa.

Working class under siege - Numsa

2014-03-10 12:19

Numsa has accused the ANC of failing to improve the lives on the working class, claiming that they simply replaced white capital with black capital.

Numsa wants to destroy ANC - Cosatu

2014-03-04 16:39

The National Union of Metalworkers of SA wants the ANC to lose the election, and this cannot be done in the name of Cosatu, says the union federation.

Numsa: No political party now

2014-03-03 21:39

The National Union of Metalworkers of SA is not forming a political party to contest the coming election, the union has said.

Numsa to launch political party

2014-03-02 16:55

The National Union of Metalworkers of SA is busy with preparations to launch a political party, it has said.

Numsa will respond to Cosatu about deadline

2014-03-02 15:46

The National Union of Metalworkers says it would respond to Cosatu within the required timeframe on why it should not be suspended or expelled.

 

Behind the strike madness

2014-04-17 07:58

Peter Montalto looks at the underlying issues around Amcu's platinum strike.

Nzimande: Don't reward anarchy

2014-04-12 12:07
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Anarchy within Cosatu should not be rewarded, SACP general secretary Blade Nzimande says.

Vavi's future remains unclear

2014-04-08 19:27

Cosatu would not confirm if reinstated general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi would stay on under a deal brokered by ANC deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa.

Expel those destroying Cosatu - Nehawu

2014-04-07 19:57

The Congress of SA Trade Unions must expel those who are tearing it apart so that it can begin the process of rebuilding itself, says union Nehawu.

Cosatu CEC expected to focus on Vavi

2014-04-07 13:36

Cosatu's special central executive committee meeting will go ahead despite Numsa asking the trade union federation to postpone it.

Cosatu affiliates to welcome Vavi back

2014-04-07 07:00

Nine Cosatu affiliate unions will gather at Cosatu House in Johannesburg to welcome newly reinstated secretary general Zwelinzima Vavi back to work.

Vavi not out for revenge

2014-04-06 16:51

Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi says he will not be out for revenge when he returns to work, the SABC reports.

Vavi's wife welcomes suspension ruling

2014-04-04 14:32

Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi's wife has welcomed a court ruling declaring his suspension invalid, questioning why Cosatu had "persecuted" one of its own.

Judgment due in Vavi case

2014-04-03 19:54

Judgment on the bid by Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi to have his suspension set aside is expected to be delivered by the South Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg.

Media projects party's leadership as corrupt - ANC

2014-04-01 18:15
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The ANC and its alliance partners have lambasted those who attacked the ruling party and its leadership over Nkandla.

Argument against Vavi disputed

2014-03-28 22:34

Argument that Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi's fight against his suspension belongs in the Labour Court has been disputed in the South Guateng High Court.

Vavi should have acted sooner after suspension

2014-03-28 17:27

Suspended Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi should have acted soon after his suspension to have it lifted, the High Court hears.

'Constitution out the window' - Vavi lawyer

2014-03-27 18:13

The contract between Cosatu and suspended general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi was breached, the South Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg has heard.

Numsa signs Amplats wage offer

2014-03-20 19:02

Amplats chief executive Chris Griffith has welcomed the move by the National Union of Metalworkers of SA to sign its wage offer with increases of up to 8.5%.

Wage subsidy risks job cuts, warns Vavi

2014-03-19 20:02

Employers will appoint more young workers while retrenching an equal or greater number of older workers, says suspended Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi.

Numsa decries youth unemployment

2014-03-17 17:41

Youth unemployment in South Africa is the third highest in the world and most of those without jobs are women, says the National Union of Metalworkers of SA.

Chirwa: Numsa set for rolling strikes

2014-03-12 17:56

Numsa is on course to embark on protests to demand jobs for youth as part of a series of socio-economic strikes, says president Andrew Chirwa.

Cosatu in paralysis, says Numsa

2014-03-12 13:28

The Congress of SA Trade Unions is in a permanent state of paralysis, according to the National Union of Metalworkers of SA.

We know Cosatu's master plan - Numsa

2014-03-10 15:12

The National Union of Metalworkers of SA has lashed out again at the leadership of Cosatu, claiming that it has a plan to paralyse the union federation.

Chirwa: Cosatu leadership a sex tribunal

2014-03-10 13:45

Numsa president Andrew Chirwa says Cosatu's top brass are pre-occupied with sex scandals to the extent that they violated the union federation's constitution.

Cosatu airs dirty laundry in public

2014-03-04 18:38

The Congress of SA Trade Unions and the National Union of Metalworkers of SA are involved in a public spat, accusing each other of tribalism and desperation.

Shilowa speaks out on Cosatu, Numsa battle

2014-03-04 05:30

There is no law by Cosatu compelling affiliates to support the tripartite alliance, says Mbhazima Shilowa in an exclusive interview with Fin24.

Numsa not starting own party

2014-03-03 11:30

Despite media claims to the contrary, there is no move by the National Union of Metalworkers to start a political party.

Numsa to launch political party

2014-03-02 16:27
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The National Union of Metalworkers of SA is busy with preparations to launch a political party, it has said.

Abandon capitalist system - Numsa

2014-03-02 13:54
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The National Union of Metalworkers of SA has called for capitalism to be abandoned, saying it has failed South Africans.

 
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