NUMSA bus strikers demand better working conditions

Bus drivers from various unions lead a national strike with the demand for wage increase and improvements in safety conditions. .

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Federation ready to roll

2017-03-12 06:02

The New Trade Union Federation, spearheaded by leaders expelled from labour federation Cosatu, this week released lists of its signed-up members as well as potential future affiliates, already making it the country’s second-largest labour grouping.

Numsa: 30% wage increase for transport workers

2017-01-27 19:31

Numsa will be leading negotiations for workers in the transportation sector.

Numsa congress to reflect political shifts

2016-12-12 06:01

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan's presence at Numsa's congress speaks to the ongoing factionalism within the ANC.

Numsa makes progress in auto sector talks

2016-09-13 17:12

Members of Numsa in the automotive industry have reached an agreement in terms of its negotiations with automakers.

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 strikes in Cape Town

2013-09-03 12:59
Contruction workers in Cape Town march demanding better pay. See all the latest pictures.

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.


Inside labour: Deadlocked bus strike a danger to all

2017-03-12 06:05

The deadlocked bus transport pay and conditions negotiations went into mediation this past week. And at stake is much more than money and working conditions, especially of drivers. At stake is the safety of commuters and of all road users.

No one wins in a strike - Numsa

2017-01-30 19:02

Numsa wants to reach an agreement in wage negotiations with bus employers before 9 February.

Zuma, ANC hindering progress, says Numsa

2017-01-04 17:48

Numsa believes that President Jacob Zuma and the ANC are an obstacle to progress in economic transformation.

Numsa, Nactu to colloborate on key issues

2016-09-25 15:51

Although expelled from Cosatu, the National Union of Metalworkers will still have an input to forums such as Nedlac where labour is represented by three trade union federations.

Dlamini justifies Cosatu’s axing of Vavi, says it took 18 months

2015-06-04 08:52

Two months after Cosatu resolved to expel its general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi in a decision that left its affiliates split, the federation’s president S’dumo Dlamini was still hard at work trying to justify the decision.


Num march in Cape Town

2013-09-03 14:54
Num march in Cape Town

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.

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