ArcelorMittal South Africa had earlier announced its plan to retrench more than 2,000 of its 8,769 employees in South Africa. NUMSA has accused the company of taking this decision as a retribution against workers who went on strike in March.
The sit-in came in response to the company’s inaction on an alleged sexual harassment complaint from one of the employees
In this episode, we take a look into the anti-US military base protests in Ecuador, police repression on South African shack-dwellers’ movement and Palestinian campaign against PUMA for Israeli sponsorship.
The police demolished 26 houses at Abahlali baseMjondolo’s Azania settlement which were rebuilt after last week’s attack. Nearly 150 people were rendered homeless
In this episode, we bring you stories from people’s struggles in India, South Africa and Brazil..
South African unions have resolved to take a strike action should the board of the airline not comply with their demands
On Thursday, police and the anti-land invasion unit demolished 70 houses at the Azania land occupation of the shack dwellers’ movement, Abahlali baseMjondolo. The residents, who were left homeless, are fighting back by rebuilding
The CEO of South African Airlines, Vuyani Jarana, had recently resigned, alleging that the government was not cooperating in his plan to revive the airline. The unions also demanded the resignation of four members of the company’s board
The shack-dwellers’ movement has called the demolitions “illegal” as it were carried out without a court order. Members are now rebuilding the shacks, vowing to continue the struggle.
The strike action, which had been underway since May 13, was called off after the company reinstated the dismissed workers and met all their demands.
Videx, a mining products company, will withdraw the court application to stop the ongoing strike and has agreed to negotiate with workers
The 947 workers at Amplats’ Limpopo platinum mine were dismissed after they went on an eight-day strike. The workers were protesting the company’s bid to change their contract unilaterally