The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) has struck a deal with Eskom, the public electric company securing better wages, housing allowance and a lump sum payment for the workers
Abu-Jamal’s bid for a new trial based on new evidence of racism and corruption within the prosecution has failed, leaving supporters with one less path for the decades-long political prisoner’s freedom
On behalf of hundreds of thousands of Metalworkers in South Africa, who know both the bitter taste of injustice and the undying hope for freedom, we call on you Judge Lucretia Clemons to do the right thing and free comrade Mumia Abu-Jamal, writes NUMSA General Secretary Irvin Jim
Sudáfrica está cada día más inestable, afirma Irvin Jim, Secretario General del mayor sindicato del país, NUMSA. La solución pasa por fomentar un espíritu de solidaridad que tendrá que surgir de las luchas y movimientos populares
South Africa is sitting on a tinderbox, says Irvin Jim, General Secretary of the country’s largest trade union NUMSA. The solution is to foster a spirit of solidarity which will have to come from people’s struggles and movements
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.