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NUMSA strike South Africa South African court permits NUMSA to supply food to striking workers of Lanxess Chrome

Workers had begun a sit-in strike underground in Lanxess’s Rustenburg mine on February 17 against various issues, including sexual harassment and the exploitation of contract workers at the mine

3,000 workers in South Africa’s mining and smelting sector may lose their jobs

Samancor Chrome Limited has cited operational reasons for preparing to retrench nearly 3,000 employees. Workers organized by the National Metalworkers Union of South Africa (NUMSA) are preparing to resist the retrenchments

The crisis of South Africa’s energy company and unions’ plan to save it

Union’s solution to the crisis in Eskom is a reversal of the government’s policy of decommissioning Eskom’s power production units and outsourcing the energy requirement to private companies

For the workers, a world to win

The year 2019 saw labor actions take place at a historic scale as workers not only fought for better working conditions and wages but for a better future for their countries and the entire world

NUMSA SA NUMSA meet will decide further course of action for South Africa’s labor disputes

The leadership of the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa met to discuss the various labor disputes in the country, the demands for wage hike, and the state of government-owned enterprises

Eskom South Africa South African unions warn against government’s “rescue plan” for state company Eskom

The “rescue plan” for Eskom unveiled by the South African minister for public enterprises proposes the unbundling of the state-owned company and increases reliance on private Independent Power Producers, which the unions claim, is the root cause of Eskom’s financial troubles.

south africa trade union ANC-affiliated trade union warns of strike against proposed economic reforms in South Africa

The economic reforms announced by the National Treasury would weaken labor rights and advocate for the privatization of state-owned enterprises and export-led growth

ArcelorMittal South Africa With layoffs looming, NUMSA to engage ArcelorMittal management in discussions next week

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.

Unions give board of South African Airlines one week to address demands

South African unions have resolved to take a strike action should the board of the airline not comply with their demands

NUMSA and NUM have joined hands to resist the government's move to privatize Eskom. Socialist Revolutionary Workers’ Party vows to resist South African government’s privatization move

The working class majority can never escape the shackles of inequality and poverty if we continue on this disastrous path, says Irvin Jim of NUMSA

South African Trade Unions sign three year wage deal with power utility Eskom

In June, Eskom had said that it would offer a ‘0% wage increase’, which was overwhelmingly rejected by the workers and trade unions.

Workers reject Eskom’s wage hike proposal, demand minimum wage

After a month of protests and negotiations, then company has been willing to consider only a 6.2% increase

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