ARTICLES RELATING TO NUMSA

Neasa to lodge urgent application on wages

2014-09-18 13:52

The National Employers’ Association of South Africa wants to lodge an urgent application in the Labour Court to stop the extension of a wage agreement.

Neasa lock-out is legal – court

2014-09-08 14:05

The National Employers' Association of SA will continue with its lock-out after an application by Numsa seeking to declare it illegal has been rejected.

Numsa denounces ANC's 'vicious' attack on Madonsela

2014-08-29 19:17
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Numsa has condemned the ANC's attacks on Public Protector Thuli Madonsela.

Cosatu warns of break-up

2014-08-13 13:58

The Congress of SA Trade Unions says that requests for a special congress may lead to a split within the trade union federation.

SACP shocked at killing of Numsa members

2014-08-08 14:48

The SA Communist Party has condemned the killing of three Numsa members in Isithebe, KwaZulu-Natal.

Numsa condemns killing of shop stewards

2014-08-07 15:53

The National Union of Metalworkers has condemned the killing of three of its shop stewards in KwaZulu-Natal.

Neasa lock-out continues

2014-08-05 18:17

The National Employers Association of SA says it will continue to lock-out workers who participated in the metal industry strike until its demands are dealt with.

Labour Wrap: Dangerous games

2014-07-31 07:41

The National Employers Association is playing a potentially risky game, says Terry Bell in his latest Labour Wrap.

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.

Strikes death penalty for workers: Mantashe

2014-07-29 16:43

Strikes are death penalties for workers, says ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe, adding that a solution about lengthy strikes must be found.

Jim: Wage offer a victory

2014-07-29 05:00

Numsa general secretary Irvin Jim says the settlement accepted by its nearly 200 000 members is a huge victory given the pittance offered at point of deadlock.

Rand firms after end to metals strike

2014-07-28 18:02

The rand has firmed against the dollar after Numsa said its striking members had accepted a wage offer to end a four-week stoppage in the metals sector.

Numsa accepts Seifsa offer

2014-07-28 17:06

Numsa and Solidarity have accepted the offer of Seifsa of a three-year salary agreement.

Numsa's NEC discusses wage offer

2014-07-27 17:49

The national executive committee of Numsa has consulted its members on the metal sector wage offer, with a final decision to be announced later in the day.

Ramaphosa hints at strike law reforms

2014-07-24 16:22

South Africa should adjust labour laws so union members have to vote before striking, according to Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa.

Numsa condemns Seifsa's 'hasty' decision

2014-07-23 12:00

Numsa has bemoaned Seifsa's decision to make public a proposed wage offer without affording the union an opportunity to report back to members.

Numsa to take new wage offer to workers

2014-07-22 17:30

The National Union of Metalworkers of SA will be meeting with its members to discuss the government brokered wage deal to end weeks of violent strike action.

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Numsa workers downed tools on July 1, following a five month strike in the platinum sector. Political economist Daniel Silke joined us in studio to speak about the economic and political implications of the strike. Watch.

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Union: Numsa should restrategise strike

2014-07-21 16:54

Numsa should restrategise a better action plan with community stakeholders if it does not get a settlement soon, a union independent of Cosatu says.

'Spotters' ratting out workers, firms

2014-07-21 13:27

A small business owner says that the National Union of Metalworkers of SA has informants who tip off strikers of factories that are operational.

Metals strike: 'Epic crisis on way'

2014-07-21 12:11

The mayhem caused by Numsa strikers will lead to a catastrophe of epic proportions, says a small business owner.

When will the Numsa strike end?

2014-07-21 05:00

Workers not affiliated to the National Union of Metalworkers of SA are being forced to stay away from work as a wage strike spirals out of control.

Sacci: Numsa strike costing over R300m a day

2014-07-20 11:00

A stronger police presence is needed as the Numsa strike is causing revenue losses of over R300m a day, says the South African Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

Workers fear as Numsa strike continues

2014-07-18 15:45

A business owner, whose factory in Sebenza Edenvale was vandalised, says he plans to close shop and emigrate when Numsa's strike eventually ends.

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This video clip was sent to Fin24 by a business owner, whose factory in Sebenza Edenvale was vandalised. He plans to close shop and emigrate when Numsa's strike eventually ends.

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Rand near 7-month low on dismal data

2014-09-11 18:16

The rand has traded close to a seven-month low against the dollar after dismal manufacturing and mining production numbers pointed to an economy in trouble.

Numsa heads to ConCourt over unfair dismissals

2014-09-03 19:21

The Constitutional Court will hear an application by Numsa for leave to appeal a Labour Appeal Court order in an unfair dismissal case.

Neasa continues lock-out

2014-08-20 16:58

Some of the National Employers' Association of SA's members are continuing their lock-out of workers who participated in the metal industry strike.

Unions sign wage deals with Eskom

2014-08-08 17:46

Solidarity and the National Union of Mineworkers have signed two-year wage agreement with Eskom that will see pay rises of 8.5% over the next two years.

Numsa must deal with its impotence - Neasa

2014-08-08 11:14

Numsa is resorting to desperate measures and misinformation to hide its impotence to deal with the lock-out, says Neasa.

Neasa move means lock-out goes on

2014-08-07 13:30

Lock-out continues as the National Employers' Association brings an urgent application against the Metal Industry Bargaining Council in the Labour Court.

Numsa withdraws application against Neasa

2014-08-05 15:24

Union Numsa has withdrawn its urgent application against employer body Neasa relating to its lock-out in the metal industry.

DA calls for change to strike law

2014-07-30 21:43

The DA says small and medium businesses should be excluded from collective bargaining agreements to which they are not signatories.

Unions sign wage deal

2014-07-29 17:14

Unions in the metal and engineering sector, including Numsa and Solidarity, have signed a wage agreement with an employer body.

Metal workers return to work after 4-week strike

2014-07-29 11:23

Metal workers have started returning to work, but the Reserve Bank has expressed concern that increases could trigger a wage-hike spiral and cost jobs.

Numsa, Solidarity accept wage offer

2014-07-28 19:06

Both the National Union of Metalworkers of SA and Solidarity have accepted a wage offer in the metals and engineering sector.

Numsa members go back to work

2014-07-28 17:20

Numsa members have accepted an improved wage offer to end South Africa's largest-ever strike.

Numsa's Jim hints at new strike deal move

2014-07-28 10:03

There has been some development in strike negotiations but Numsa won't disclose details until union members have been notified, says leader Irvin Jim.

No deal yet as Numsa talks stumble

2014-07-25 10:43

Numsa's regional branches have accepted a government-proposed wage offer, but rejected conditions relating to future pay negotiations, sources say.

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.

Numsa takes latest pay offer to members

2014-07-23 11:54

Numsa has taken the latest pay offer to its members for approval in a fresh effort to end a three-week strike that has halted output at several car factories.

Bosses warn of metal sector jobs bloodbath

2014-07-22 14:32

The Steel and Engineering Industries Federation of South Africa says the pay deal it accepted to end the metalworkers' strike could lead to heavy job cuts.

Talks resume to end metalworker strike

2014-07-22 10:16

Unions are set to hear a response from the Steel and Engineering Industries Federation of SA on a wage proposal that could end an almost four-week 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.

Wage loss is immeasurable, says worker

2014-07-21 12:36

A Fin24 user says the loss of his wages because of the violent strike in the metal and engineering industry is painful.

Fresh hope to end metalworkers strike

2014-07-21 09:20

A strike entering its fourth week could be over by tomorrow if employers accept a new deal submitted by labour unions representing striking metalworkers.

Numsa defies interdict

2014-07-20 14:45

Despite having an interdict against Numsa members, a business in the plastics sector has been forced to shut down.

Numsa strike sends SME business to China

2014-07-18 21:01
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The Numsa strike is forcing a small business owner to close his metal working operations and import complete products from China.

Warning of job cuts over Numsa strike

2014-07-18 15:39

A Fin24 user says he is being forced to restructure his company to keep it from shutting down as a result of Numsa's wage strike.

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.

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