An application filed by NUMSA along with other trade unions, political parties, and civil society groups seeks urgent action to end load-shedding and a recent hike in electricity tariffs by Eskom as power outages endanger South Africa’s infrastructure and economy
South Africa’s national energy regulator has approved an 18.65% hike in electricity tariffs by state-owned electricity utility company Eskom. The decision comes amid record power outages and a years-long energy crisis
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
The union had announced a strike at the steel company on October 11, citing a unilateral withdrawal of employment benefits including medical aid
South Africa will not move into the light until the social value of access to electricity is affirmed.
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
10 years after the brutal massacre of striking mine workers in Marikana in South Africa, Mbuso Ngubane, Deputy General Secretary of NUMSA, talks about questions of justice and the close ties between mining giants and the state
On the anniversary of the assassination of Malibongwe Mdazo, South African trade union activist Vuyolwethu Toli writes on the importance of continuing his work
The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) went on strike at the Impala Platinum mines in Rustenburg this week. Among the key demands raised by the workers is an end to exploitation by labor contractors
NUMSA, which represents 700 of the airline’s employees, picketed the Comair premises on June 3 after the management refused to confirm till when operations will remain suspended and whether the workers will be paid in this period
Today we look at a strike by food delivery workers in Dubai, the conviction and sentencing of an Indigenous land defender in Canada, and more
After a year of ongoing crisis, Peoples Dispatch looks back on some of the most important labor struggles of this past year.