Numsa calls for a strike to protect right to protest

2018-03-22 18:14

Numsa has called on its members to protest against proposed labour law amendments which they claim will make going on strike impossible.

Numsa to march against new labour laws on Human Rights Day

2018-03-17 20:06

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) have announced that they will be marching in Gauteng on Human Rights Day to protest against the proposed new labour laws that come into effect in May.

Blocking IPP signing a 'delay tactic' nothing more - Yelland

2018-03-14 07:02

South Africa cannot fight the move towards renewable power , energy expert Chris Yelland has said.

Vavi warns workers to avoid 'butcher of the working class' after budget

2018-02-24 22:36

Trade unionist Zwelinzima Vavi has warned workers to start organising themselves against exploitation after "multibillionaire" President Cyril Ramaphosa made it clear that monopoly companies have nothing to worry about.

Numsa vows to intensify Wits University strike

2018-01-27 17:00

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa have vowed to intensify the strike for higher wages at the University of Witwatersrand in Johannesburg.

Make joining Numsa's new worker's party your new year's resolution - Jim

2018-01-01 22:57

South Africans have been encouraged to swell into the ranks of the National Union of Metalworkers of SA's new workers' party.

Eskom promises not to rush ahead with nuclear

2017-11-28 07:00

Eskom has distanced itself from an apparent rushed attempt to invigorate South Africa’s nuclear programme, after it was halted by the Cape Town High Court earlier this year.

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.


Numsa accuses Greenpeace of insulting workers

2018-03-19 10:34

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa has blasted environmental organisation Greenpeace over its position on renewable energy.

Greenpeace hammers Numsa over IPP interdict

2018-03-14 12:22

Greenpeace has condemned Numsa after its court interdict preventing 27 contracts with renewable energy independent power producers from being signed.

DoE: There's no interdict, we chose to put IPP signing on hold

2018-03-13 14:17

The Department of Energy says it has 'voluntarily' decided to delay the signing of independent power producer agreements, following a last-minute court bid by two groups.

Wits university and unions reach wage deal

2018-02-01 06:27

The week-long workers’ strike at the University of the Witwatersrand has been suspended after management and the workers' unions reached an agreement.

Numsa condemns Eskom's decision to reinstate Koko

2018-01-06 09:08

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa has condemned the decision by the Eskom board to reinstate Eskom’s former acting CEO, Matshela Koko, and Acting head of group capital, Prish Govender, to their positions.

Nersa to only rule on Eskom tariff hike next week

2017-12-04 20:30

A decision on Eskom's controversial tariff hike request will now only be made public next week, the National Energy Regulator of South Africa has announced.

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.

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