Axed Numsa vows to attend Cosatu special congress

2015-05-12 10:07

The National Union of Metalworkers of SA (Numsa) has vowed to not be excluded from a long-awaited Special National Congress which Cosatu was ordered by a court yesterday to convene in mid-July.

Cosatu must hold national congress in July - court

2015-05-11 16:07

Cosatu must hold its long-awaited special national congress in July, the High Court in Johannesburg has ruled.

Gautrain bus service disrupted by go-slow

2015-05-06 07:39

Gautrain bus services have again been disrupted following a go-slow by drivers.

Divisions mark Workers' Day

2015-05-01 22:21

This year, Workers' Day marches have been marked by visible divisions, tales of neglect, and gatherings of the expelled.

Nzimande: Workers still being attacked

2015-05-01 17:43

Workers are still being attacked, SA Communist Party general secretary Blade Nzimande has told a Cosatu May Day rally in Durban.

Workers: Cosatu internal battle having bad effect

2015-05-01 14:01

Cosatu members attending a May Day rally in Durban say the internal battles in the trade union federation are not helping workers solve their problems.

Bid to stop May Day march was to save Zuma embarrassment - Numsa

2015-04-30 19:25

The eThekwini Metro's bid to cancel a Numsa march, which had already been granted permission, was nothing more than attempt to prevent President Jacob Zuma from being embarrassed, the union says.


National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa general secretary Irvin Jim called on the country's workers to mobilise this worker's day. Watch.

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Numsa to forge workers’ party

2015-04-23 16:57

While forming a political party is not easy, Numsa general secretary Irvin Jim says there is no turning back and Numsa will "forge ahead to crystallise the political organ".

Tripartite alliance dysfunctional - Numsa leader

2015-04-16 16:51

The tripartite alliance of the ANC, Cosatu and SACP has become dysfunctional and in the process workers have been used as "voting fodder" for the ruling party, Numsa general secretary Irvin Jim says.


Cosatu: Numsa claims 'hollow victory'

2015-05-11 19:02

Cosatu has lashed out at Numsa, accusing it of celebrating a "hollow victory".

Vavi won't appeal expulsion, says he's enjoying the freedom

2015-05-06 10:10

Zwelinzima Vavi will not appeal his expulsion from the Congress of SA Trade Unions as general secretary unless it holds what he calls a legitimate congress.

Gautrain bus drivers to take hour lunch breaks

2015-05-05 18:35

Gautrain bus drivers have suspended their go-slow, but say they will now take one-hour lunch breaks.

Malema calls on Vavi, Jim to form new workers' federation

2015-05-01 18:52

Julius Malema has called on expelled Zwelinzima Vavi and Irvin Jim to leave politics alone and form a new federation that is dedicated to looking after workers' rights.

Workers cheer for Zuma at May Day rally

2015-05-01 14:28

President Jacob Zuma has received a warm welcome from workers attending a Cosatu May Day rally in Durban.

Cosatu May Day rally off to a good start

2015-05-01 12:23

Cosatu's main May Day rally has started on a high note in Durban, being led by top officials including Cosatu president Sdumo Dlamini and SACP general secretary Blade Nzimande.

SA the most unequal place on earth - Vavi

2015-04-30 16:43

Expelled Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi says that, in the 21 years since the advent of democracy, the country has failed to implement any of the goals of the Freedom Charter and is "the most unequal place on earth".

Numsa wins court bid to march in Durban

2015-04-30 16:28

The KwaZulu-Natal High Court in Durban has given Numsa the green light for a May Day march in the city.

Vavi, Numsa to hold anti-xenophobic march

2015-04-16 17:27

Expelled Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzim Vavi has called on everyone to join a march against xenophobia to be held in Johannesburg.

Vavi to lay charge against MK Veterans leader

2015-04-16 14:48

Expelled Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi says he is laying a criminal charge against the Umkhonto we Sizwe Military Veterans leader who threated him.

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