National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa
South Africa Broadcasting Corporation employees launch strike against retrenchments

Employees of South Africa Broadcasting Corporation have downed tools in protest against the proposed retrenchment process that might affect as many as 400 workers

University of Johannesburg workers continue strike over equal pay for equal work University of Johannesburg workers continue strike over equal pay for equal work

Over 700 workers represented by NUMSA have been on strike since October 3 demanding the university treat them on a par with permanent employees in terms of pay and medical benefits

Motor industry strike in South Africa South Africa motor industry workers set to go on strike

NUMSA which is representing the workers will approach the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration following the failure of talks with employers, who are demanding the in lieu of a salary hike, the union not raise any issues for three years

South African farm workers protest Where are your ethical standards, South African farm workers ask European wine monopolies

Farm workers in vineyards in the Western Cape, who work and live in atrocious conditions, staged a march to the embassies of Norway and Sweden. State-owned monopolies in these countries buy the bulk of the produce from these farms

Over 200 mine workers stage underground sit-in at Lanxess mine in South Africa

The sit-in came in response to the company’s inaction on an alleged sexual harassment complaint from one of the employees

Unions threaten aviation strike if South African Airlines CEO is not reinstated

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

PHAKS NUMSA ‘South Africa has never really dealt with the racist structure of its economy’

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.

NUMSA ArcelorMittal Strike Workers of ArcelorMittal South Africa demonstrate before the Indian High Commission

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

Socialist Revolutionary Workers Party sets a revolutionary agenda for South Africa

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.

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