SAA defends interim CEO, warns against strikes

2019-06-18 14:32

The board of South African Airways has backed its new interim CEO Zukisa Ramasia after the South African Airways Pilots Association criticised her appointment and threatened to go on strike.

Unions demand board removals at SAA

2019-06-11 17:18

Unions Numsa and SACCA have called for members of the SAA board to be removed, accusing them of preventing outgoing CEO Vuyani Jarana from turning the national carrier around.

Numsa: Reverse SAA chief resignation or face 'indefinite' strikes

2019-06-05 18:01

Numsa says bureaucratic red tape and frustration forced SAA Chief Executive Vuyani Jarana to quit his job and demand that his resignation be rescinded.

Numsa, Comair await Labour Court as talks deadlock

2019-04-23 21:03

Numsa has yet again met with the management of Comair in an attempt to resolve the issue of salary discrepancies.

Judgment reserved in Comair strike interdict, operations continue smoothly

2019-04-18 14:51

The Labour Court has reserved judgement on Comair's application to interdict a Numsa strike that was due to begin on Thursday afternoon.

Comair will seek to ground Numsa strike at Labour Court

2019-04-16 17:52

At the heart of the dispute are 21 personnel - 3% of the bargaining unit - whose salaries vary from their colleagues. In one instance, according to Comair, a staff member earns R7 900 more than their colleagues.

Numsa launches political party 'which puts the rights of workers first'

2019-04-04 17:34

The first workers' party in South Africa has officially been launched and it hopes to garner the working class's votes and bag some seats in Parliament.

Dirty coal: Confusion over Eskom's plans for its coal-powered fleet

2019-03-24 10:18

Eskom's decommissioning plans are contained in some documents, but mixed messaging on the issue is adding to the anxiety of affected workers.

NUM plans march on Luthuli House over Eskom unbundling

2019-03-13 11:49

The National Union of Mineworkers says it will march to the ANC headquarters at Luthuli House on March 30 to protest the unbundling of Eskom.

Eskom announces 'high risk' of Stage 1 load shedding for Thursday

2019-02-28 13:09

Eskom has announced the risk of Stage 1 load shedding from 14:00 to 22:00 on Thursday.


Rothschilds are the new Guptas, SAA unions charge

2019-06-15 10:12

The fiery joint statement by the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa and the South African Cabin Crew Association was released on Friday morning, after the two unions met with the board of SAA on Thursday.

'We want our CEO back' - unions at SAA

2019-06-11 14:02

Unions Numsa and SACCA have staged lunchtime pickets at airports around the country, protesting against outgoing SAA CEO Vuyani Jarana’s resignation.

Transpaco boss: Numsa's no vote claims an 'outright fabrication'

2019-05-08 19:59

Transpaco CEO Phillip Abelheim has denied allegations by Numsa that the company forced workers to clock in on May 8.

Temporary interdict doesn't mean the dispute with Comair is over, says Numsa

2019-04-18 16:57

The Commission of Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration is due to meet with Numsa and Comair to assist in finding a mutually desirable solution to the impasse.

We will keep customers flying high over Easter weekend despite looming strike – Comair

2019-04-17 15:49

Comair says it will have plans in place to avoid a strike grounding passengers over the Easter weekend.

Former EFF member Rawula joins Numsa's new workers party

2019-04-16 16:03

Former senior EFF member Thembinkosi Rawula, who was left off the party's national list, has found a new home with Numsa's Socialist Revolutionary Workers Party.

Numsa to open case of police brutality after man shot while on the toilet

2019-03-31 10:19

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) will be opening a case of police brutality after a Boipatong community member was shot with rubber bullets while on the toilet.

NUM says meeting with Ramaphosa 'productive', but march against Eskom unbundling will go ahead

2019-03-20 16:02

The National Union of Mineworkers says it will go ahead with a planned march to the ANC headquarters at Luthuli House this month to protest the unbundling of Eskom.

Numsa rejects Eskom tariff hike, vows to take on IPPs, unbundling

2019-03-10 13:59

Numsa rejects the tariff increase the National Energy Regulator of SA has granted Eskom.

Numsa backs 'naturally superior' Caster Semenya

2019-02-23 12:39

The National Union of Mineworkers of South Africa has come out in support of South African athlete Caster Semenya, declaring that she is "naturally superior".

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