The application sought to have the union’s 11th National Congress be declared null and void and called for the arrest and imprisonment of NUMSA national leaders, Irvin Jim and Andrew Chirwa
On the anniversary of the assassination of Malibongwe Mdazo, South African trade union activist Vuyolwethu Toli writes on the importance of continuing his work
A key demand of the workers has been a monthly hike of R1,000 for the lowest paid among them. However, the company is refusing to give a raise of more than R800
At an International Workers Action meeting, the NUMSA general secretary emphasized the importance of unity in fighting against capital’s oppressive systems.
While the employees of Airchefs have not received their salaries since October, those working with SAA Technical have received only part of their salaries for nearly a year and none for March. NUMSA has taken up their case with the authorities
The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa has noted that identifying overpriced contracts with other companies can save PetroSA millions and prevent the retrenchments
Serious questions of conflict of interest have been raised as the business rescue practitioners ask the ailing airline to pay R250,000 per month to Redford Capital – a consultancy firm of which they themselves are the directors.
The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa and the South African Cabin Crew Association made the demand after the National Treasury under Tito Mboweni announced that no money would be allotted for South African Airways which faces liquidation
The company’s management has gone to court seeking an urgent interdict against the industrial action called by NUMSA. The union’s general secretary Irvin Jim said “We reject their attempts to blackmail workers into accepting reduced wages”
The spokesperson of the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa said that the real intention behind Comair opting for business rescue could be to continue with its retrenchment plans under the guise of dealing with the lockdown
The labor dispute was finally settled with the signing of a wage agreement, which prevented the looming strike action.
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