Strike will be felt all over - Jim

2014-07-02 16:05

Numsa general secretary Irvin Jim says the nationwide strike by metal workers in the engineering sector is "indefinite."


Num march in Cape Town

2013-09-03 14:54

Num march in Cape Town. Watch the video now.

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Pump-jockeys to join Numsa strike

2013-08-28 07:39

Seventy-two-thousand workers in the vehicle industry, including petrol attendants, will go on strike next week, reports the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa.

Denel workers protest 'apartheid pay'

2013-01-25 16:57

Workers belonging to the metal union Numsa have embarked on a strike over a wage dispute with arms manufacturer Denel.

Numsa condemns Eskom parties

2012-07-10 16:21

The National Union of Metalworkers of SA has accused Eskom of spending millions of rand on parties.

Numsa: Constitution must be reviewed

2012-06-12 15:36

The constitution must be reviewed to allow for expropriation of land without compensation, says Numsa general secretary Irvin Jim.

Numsa calls for safe public transport system

2011-12-21 14:08

The National Union of Metal Workers of SA is calling on the government to create a safe public transport system to reduce road fatalities.

Numsa hails ruling on employer body

2011-11-09 17:53

The National Union of Metalworkers of SA has welcomed a Labour Court ruling dismissing an employer body's application to nullify a collective bargaining agreement.

Unions' appeal against Eskom fails

2011-09-23 13:15

The Labour Court has refused two Eskom unions leave to appeal against the power utility's plan to unilaterally introduce a 7% pay rise.

Motala removed from Numsa panel

2011-09-13 15:40

Sacked Pamodzi Gold liquidator Enver Motala has been struck from the National Union of Metalworkers of SA list of liquidators, says the union.

Eskom refers dispute to CCMA

2011-09-08 16:20

Eskom has referred a wage dispute for arbitration after negotiations with trade unions reached a deadlock.

Fuel strike: Wage talks to resume

2011-07-14 20:27

As a strike hits fuel supplies, employers and unions in the petroleum sector may return to the negotiating table for the first time since June.

Strike won't be over soon - employers

2011-07-12 09:39

An engineering industry association says there are substantial differences in wage negotiations and an early resolution to a nationwide strike is unlikely.

Five unions to join national strike

2011-07-05 08:02

More unions, representing 50 000 workers, will join the countrywide strike in the engineering and metal industries.

Union warns firms over strike violence

2011-07-04 20:48

Solidarity has warned metal and engineering companies to protect its members against a violent strike.

Numsa warns of wage war

2010-12-22 12:16

Metalworkers union Numsa has warned employers in the engineering sector that it is not going to settle for less than double-digit wage increases next year.

Tyre and rubber workers down tools

2010-08-30 12:27

Numsa has announced ts members working in the tyre and rubber industry have also downed tools.


No party for Numsa

2014-03-05 07:46

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


Num strikes in Cape Town

2013-09-03 12:59

Contruction workers in Cape Town march demanding better pay. See all the latest pictures.

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Auto shutdown: Numsa on march

2013-08-21 07:51

SA’s auto industry strikers are planning nationwide marches to "take the battle to the automakers' doorsteps". They want 14% more pay.

Strike halts Toyota SA production

2012-10-17 15:17

Production at Toyota South Africa Motors’ Prospecton Plant in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal has halted following a strike by one of its component suppliers.

Numsa: Wage subsidy will not help

2012-06-28 16:52

The proposed youth wage subsidy will not create employment for young people, says the National Union of Metalworkers of SA.

Numsa: Use unemployed in public service

2012-05-30 16:46

Unemployed graduates should be re-trained and used in the public service to reduce vacancies in the government, says trade union Numsa.

Numsa gives memorandum to Xstrata

2011-11-15 16:54

Xstrata workers demonstrated in Johannesburg and handed a memorandum of demands to their employers, says the National Union of Metalworkers of SA.

Off to court for higher wages

2011-10-09 10:19

An urgent court application to prevent the widening of the wage agreement reached in July between Numsa and Seifsa was submitted to the Johannesburg labour court.

Num loses court bid against Eskom

2011-09-19 11:26

The Labour Court has turned down an urgent application by the National Union of Mineworkers to stop Eskom from instituting wage increases.

Num hands demands to Eskom

2011-09-11 13:00

Members of the National Union of Mineworkers handed over a memorandum of demands to Eskom executives in Durban at the weekend.

Strike ends with 10% wage hike

2011-07-17 14:32

Numsa has agreed to a settlement offer with steel and engineering sector employers, ending a strike which involved 170 000 workers.

Strikers ordered to keep distance

2011-07-13 22:09

A temporary court order has been issued to prevent strikers from being within 60 metres of their workplaces.

Strike stepped up amid fuel fears

2011-07-11 22:09

Mass marches are planned as a countrywide strike in key sectors intensifies, potentially hitting medicine and petrol supplies.

Strike may sink small firms

2011-07-04 22:17

The strike in the metal and engineering industries may be the last straw for small companies, according to a business organisation.

Engineering workers down tools

2011-07-04 08:21

Workers in the engineering sector are embarking on a national strike, demanding a 13% salary increase.

There will be fuel, garages promise

2010-08-31 16:16

Fuel industry workers are expected to start striking on Wednesday, but garages will do business as usual, says an industry body.

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