Irvin Jim
Pasar de la retórica a la acción para construir el socialismo

En el segundo dia de la III Conferencia Internacional Dilemas de la Humanidad, líderes discutieron los retos y las tareas principales para organizar la clase trabajadora

Moving from rhetoric to action to build socialism

On the second day of the III International Conference Dilemmas of Humanity, leaders discussed the key challenges and tasks to organize the working class.

NUMSA leads Eskom workers to victory

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

Mumia Abu-Jamal’s appeal is denied

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

We firmly believe that the time has come that justice must prevail and Mumia Abu-Jamal must be set free: Irvin Jim writes to US judge

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

Los sudafricanos están peleandose por migajas: Una conversación con el líder sindical 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 Africans are fighting for crumbs: A conversation with trade union Leader Irvin Jim

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

NUMSA labor court ruling Labor Court in South Africa dismisses contempt of court application against NUMSA

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 

In remembering Malibongwe Mdazo, the struggle to organize mineworkers must intensify

On the anniversary of the assassination of Malibongwe Mdazo, South African trade union activist Vuyolwethu Toli writes on the importance of continuing his work

Workers at Sibanye Stillwater’s gold mines in South Africa have been striking for over 70 days

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

Solidarity is the road to liberation

At an International Workers Action meeting, the NUMSA general secretary emphasized the importance of unity in fighting against capital’s oppressive systems.

Workers of South African Airways’ subsidiaries await months of wages

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