National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa
The sit-in came in response to the company’s inaction on an alleged sexual harassment complaint from one of the employees
The CEO of South African Airlines, Vuyani Jarana, had recently resigned, alleging that the government was not cooperating in his plan to revive the airline. The unions also demanded the resignation of four members of the company’s board
Peoples Dispatch speaks to Phakamile Hlubi Majola, spokesperson of National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa ( NUMSA), on the union’s militant struggle over the years and the challenges ahead.
Led by the NUMSA, workers of the Indian-owned corporation, have been on strike since March 12 against the company’s misuse of a loophole in the law to avoid making eligible workers permanent
Peoples Dispatch spoke to Vuyolwethu Toli, National Working Committee member of the Socialist Revolutionary Workers Party in South Africa, on the new party’s aims and agenda for the coming national elections.