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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

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

South African company Videx bows to workers’ pressure

Videx, a mining products company, will withdraw the court application to stop the ongoing strike and has agreed to negotiate with workers

What is the SRWP’s vision for South Africa?

The newly formed party which is contesting in the May 8 elections has unveiled a number of proposals to transform the social and economic spheres of the country

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

South African Labor court set to give its final judgement on the legality of strike by Comair workers

A strike was called by NUMSA to force Comair to comply with the principle of “Equal pay for equal work”, the labor court prohibited the strike and is set to state its reasons today

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