Numsa aims to tackle corruption and job losses

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The National Union of Metalworkers Union of SA’s has promised to hit public and private sectors where it “hurts the most” when they embark on their much anticipated march on Wednesday.

Anti-corruption march hangs in the balance

2015-09-27 19:15

The much-anticipated anti-corruption march by civil society hangs in the balance after the National Economic Development and Labour Council shocked the organisers by giving permission for a later date only.

Striking workers 'definitely not' behind Intercape bus attack - Numsa

2015-09-17 05:48

Striking Numsa workers are “definitely not” behind the Strand attack on an Intercape bus in which two people were killed, the union’s provincial secretary Vuyo Lufele says.

Numsa vows to go ahead with anti-corruption march

2015-09-15 15:49

The National Union of Metalworkers Union of South Africa will go ahead with its planned march against corruption at the end of the month, its president Andrew Chirwa says.

Labour, business in bid to stop steel jobs bloodbath

2015-08-21 13:50

Labour and business are meeting with government in a bid to stem massive job losses as China's dumping of steel is destroying jobs, says metalworkers' union Numsa.

Numsa ready to build new trade union federation

2015-07-23 17:55

The time has come to start building 'a new, independent, democratic, worker-controlled, militant, anti-imperialist trade union federation', says Numsa.

Numsa wants to rule

2015-07-19 16:41

Expelled metalworkers’ union Numsa is preparing to forge ahead with the launch of a new federation to rival Cosatu, even as its nine supporting affiliates dither.

Vavi calls for 'new' Cosatu workers summit

2015-07-18 17:01

The Cosatu that was founded in 1985 is falling apart and splinter unions are growing as a result, former General Secretary Zwelinzima Vavi says.

Jim, Vavi to address Numsa shop stewards

2015-07-17 13:54

Thousands of Numsa shop stewards will converge in Johannesburg to be addressed by general secretary Irvin Jim and former Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi.

Cosatu unions divided over success of SNC

2015-07-17 05:52

While the intention of Cosatu's special national congress was to create unity and cohesion, the federation's affiliates are now divided on whether it was a success or a waste of time.


Numsa wants steel companies nationalised

2015-10-06 17:13

Numsa has once again asked for the nationalisation of steel companies ArcelorMittal, Evraz Highveld Steel and Scaw Metals.

Religious leaders urge faithful to join march against corruption

2015-09-22 19:01

Religious leaders are calling on their faithful to take part in next week’s anti-corruption march and take a stand against the scourge “challenging South Africa’s spiritual, moral, social and political development”.

Govt's steel intervention too little, too late - Vavi

2015-09-15 16:23

Government’s intervention in the steel sector is too little and comes too late, according to former Congress of SA Trade Union general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi.

Steel industry in crisis - Jim

2015-08-24 19:42

The steel industry is in crisis, says National Union of Metalworkers of SA general secretary Irvin Jim.

Unions backing Numsa, Vavi insist they are still united

2015-07-23 20:36

The group calling themselves the "nine plus unions", sympathetic to Numsa and former Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi, maintain that they are still united as a group.

Numsa corruption strike in spotlight

2015-07-20 05:00

Numsa says Government, labour, business and community representatives within Nedlac will consider its application for a socio-economic strike.

Numsa leaders take aim at Blade Nzimande, Sdumo Dlamini

2015-07-18 20:17

Leaders of expelled metal workers’ union Numsa aimed their guns at Cosatu president Sdumo Dlamini and SA Communist Party general secretary Blade Nzimande as the union launched its shop steward elections in Johannesburg.

Jim attacks Sdumo for Cosatu's collapse

2015-07-18 14:57

Cosatu President Sdumo Dlamini will be remembered for destroying the Cosatu federation, National Union of Metalworkers of SA Secretary General Irvin Jim says.

Inside Labour: A tale of confusion, contradiction and irony

2015-07-17 07:45

Behind a very flimsy screen of unity promoted by Cosatu president S’dumo Dlamini, the divisions in the country’s largest labour federation have become even greater, says Terry Bell.

Axing of Prasa head shows lack of accountability - Numsa

2015-07-16 22:15

The axing of Prasa head Lucky Montana shows that there is a lack of accountability in state-owned entities, Numsa says.

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