Eskom: CPI related tariff hike will ruin us

2017-11-20 19:09

Eskom has not backed down from its original request for a 19.9% increase, despite a flood of opposition as Nersa concluded its hearing on whether the state utility should be granted a steep tariff hike.

Can workers demand better working conditions through strikes?

2017-11-09 07:49

The looming strike at the Road Accident Fund raises the question when workers are allowed to down tools, and to what extent they are protected, writes Tertius Wessels.

RAF denies poor working conditions as strike looms

2017-10-12 22:00

The Road Accident Fund has denied it exposed employees to harmful working conditions, after NUMSA said workers fainted at its Johannesburg offices due to the heat.

SAA 23% flight cut decision faces headwinds

2017-09-17 20:00

SAA’s decision to implement a turnaround strategy, which involves cutting flights has come under fire from the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa.

Numsa welcomes Public Protector investigation into SAA

2017-09-02 10:41

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) has welcomed the Public Protectors decision to investigate maladministration, corruption and tender irregularities at South Africa Airways.

Numsa threatens to strike at SAA Technical

2017-08-17 16:01

The National Union of Metalworkers condemns what it calls attempts by SAA Technical to intimidate and frustrate the union.

SAA faces pay protests as it officially runs out of cash

2017-08-03 10:42

Unions plan to march to SAA over a request for pay increases just as the entity revealed it has run out of cash, meaning they may not even get their basic salary.

Strike warning: Numsa warns of more Medupi and Kusile delays

2017-07-18 19:04

Numsa has warned that further construction delays at Eskom’s coal power plants Medupi and Kusile could occur if they go on strike in the engineering and metals sector.

Numsa blames ANC's minimum wage policy for 'chaos', strike plans

2017-07-07 18:48

The ANC's national minimum wage policy is causing chaos in the engineering sector, claims the National Union of Metalworkers of SA as it prepares to strike.

Thembisile Yende's death: Eskom has explaining to do, says Lesufi

2017-05-31 12:43

Eskom has a lot of explaining to do about the death of its employee Thembisile Yende, whose body lay at their Springs offices for 10 days before it was discovered.


Numsa slams 'ugly military coup' in Zim, but says doesn't back Mugabe

2017-11-18 12:57

The National Union of Metal Workers of South Africa has condemned what it describes as "a coup" against President Robert Mugabe's government in Zimbabwe. The union, however, says it doesn't back Mugabe.

Cash-strapped RAF needs urgent overhaul - acting CEO

2017-10-13 11:31

Road Accident Fund acting CEO Lindelwa Jabavu says change is an urgent necessity in the cash-strapped fund, as claims liabilities rose by 22% to R188bn this financial year.

Nationalise Gupta-owned companies to save workers, Numsa urges

2017-09-28 19:15

In exactly two days the lives of 7 500 workers and their families will be plunged into uncertainty because Gupta-ownedfirms will have no bank, says the union.

'Corrupt' SAA Technical execs must pay up R5m - Numsa

2017-09-17 17:01

Senior South African Airways Technical executives must pay damages of R5m, relating to an irregular transaction, demands the National Union of Metalworkers of SA.

Workers in steel sector to benefit from 7% wage increase

2017-08-23 19:42

Labour unions have settled on a three-year wage agreement for members working in the steel industry.

Four SAA executives to be investigated for misconduct

2017-08-07 19:27

Labour court rules that investigations at SAA be broadened to consider the conduct of four implicated officials.

Numsa calls on Saps to pay 10111 workers more

2017-07-22 16:12

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) has called on Saps to ensure that 10 111 call centre workers were fairly remunerated.

Numsa wins victory for temporary workers in Labour Appeals Court

2017-07-15 17:09

Numsa has won a victory for temporary workers, after the Labour Appeals Court ruled that workers, who are contracted by temporary employment services, automatically become permanent employees if they work at a company for longer than three months.

Engineering strike ‘inevitable’, says Numsa seeking 15% wage hike

2017-06-08 13:23

Numsa says employers in the engineering sector have responded to its 15% wage increase with proposals that will result in a downward variation of conditions.

Job loss fears as GM pulls out of SA

2017-05-18 17:11

There are concerns over possible job losses that may result following car manufacturer and retailer GM’s decision to dis-invest from South Africa.

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