Numsa and automakers break deadlock, reach 3-year wage agreement

2019-09-13 15:09

Trade union Numsa on Friday reached a three-year wage deal agreement with automotive manufacturers after wage negotiations reached a deadlock earlier this month.

Eskom said to cave in on bonuses, unions likely to accept new offer

2018-08-03 14:34

Power utility Eskom has offered to back down on its refusal to pay employees a bonus in addition to an inflation-beating wage increase to end a deadlock that caused power outages, according to two people familiar with the matter.

Unions huddle with workers after Eskom's latest wage offer

2018-06-28 21:56

Unions are expected to take Eskom's latest offer back to their members, but both are tight lipped on details.

UPDATE: No load shedding for Thursday

2018-06-21 18:59

Eskom has thanked customers for using electricity sparingly during the peak evening period.

Eskom keeping eye on upsurge in power demand

2018-06-21 09:03

Eskom spokesperson Khulu Phasiwe told SAfm's Stephen Grootesthat Eskom would continue to conduct unit maintenance where needed.

Funeral house ban to go national

2018-01-28 06:00

The Doves Group says the plan, apparently intended to protect black-owned businesses, ‘defies logic’ and is illegal.

South32 and Numsa reach wage deal

2017-10-06 20:47

Numsa and South32 have reached a wage settlement, resulting in an end to the strike.

Public protector probes RAF over 'maladministration'

2017-05-12 10:53

The office of the public protector has confirmed it will be investigating the Road Accident Fund for maladministration.

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.



2018-08-30 10:19

The Eskom strike has come to an end after unions finally accepted the pay increase offer.

NUM said to reject Eskom wage proposal as talks resume

2018-07-06 10:39

One of the three unions meeting on Friday with power utility Eskom has already rejected its latest wage offer, according to a person with knowledge of the situation.

UPDATE: Sparing use averts load shedding on Friday

2018-06-22 21:00

Eskom did not have to implement rotational load shedding on Friday thanks to customers using electricity sparingly.

Eskom wage talks still unresolved, set to continue next week

2018-06-21 17:30

Unions in wage talks with the power utility have have asked that Eskom negotiators be allowed to conclude deals without having to run all proposals past the utility's board.

UPDATE: No load shedding for Wednesday

2018-06-20 19:00

While Eskom issued an alert warning of a risk of stage 1 load shedding between 17:00 to 21:00, it later said it did not need to cut power.

Job losses rise on GMSA exit

2017-10-29 06:00

A Numsa study has found that almost a thousand workers could lose their jobs in the Eastern Cape after GM’s disinvestment.

Numsa slams Molefe reinstatement

2017-05-13 09:39

The National Union of Metalworkers of SA has accused Eskom of double standards after the reappointment of a ''dry cleaned'' Brian Molefe as CEO.

Numsa celebrates 30th birthday on May Day

2017-05-01 08:32

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa will be celebrating its 30th birthday on Worker's Day.

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.

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