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South African Airways strike set to intensify after management withdraws offer

After offering a 8% salary hike and the setting up of a team to look into private contracts, the management suddenly declared it didn’t have the funds for the former and mandate for the latter

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

Chileans resist tyranny, Hondurans say Fuera JOH and more Ep 60: Chileans resist tyranny, Hondurans say Fuera JOH and more

We also look at the people’s rebellion in Honduras against the government of Juan Orlando Hernandez, and the strike by workers of the University of Johannesburg in South Africa.

India South Africa ATW 59 Ep 59: Indian Left parties slam Modi government and more

We also look at the preparations for a strike by motor workers in South Africa.

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 labor court issues interim stay on strike by Air Chef employees South African labor court issues interim interdict on strike by Air Chef employees

Workers of Air Chefs, the catering firm that is a subsidiary of South African Airlines, were set to go on strike on October 7 under the banner of NUMSA after their employer withdrew anniversary bonuses

NUMSA prepares for labor dispute in motor industry sector

Workers in the motor industry sector are demanding a 12% hike, along with a night-shift allowance for fuel station employees working on night shifts

ATW-ep-48 Around the World in 8 Minutes: Episode 48

In this episode, we look at the anti-fascist demonstration in Germany, an imminent industrial action by National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) for workers’ rights and the Social Unity’s call for a national protest on September 5.

numsa-fuel-station-worker-strike NUMSA threatens strike in motor sector if negotiations fail

The union has demanded a 12% hike for the approximately 306,000 workers in the sector, in addition to transport allowance for fuel station workers employed for night shifts.

ArcelorMittal South Africa With layoffs looming, NUMSA to engage ArcelorMittal management in discussions next week

ArcelorMittal South Africa had earlier announced its plan to retrench more than 2,000 of its 8,769 employees in South Africa. NUMSA has accused the company of taking this decision as a retribution against workers who went on strike in March.

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 give board of South African Airlines one week to address demands

South African unions have resolved to take a strike action should the board of the airline not comply with their demands

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