The leadership of the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa met to discuss the various labor disputes in the country, the demands for wage hike, and the state of government-owned enterprises
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.
Rosa Luxemburg and Karl Liebknecht, founders of Communist Party of Germany (KPD), were executed by the German Freikorps soldiers a 100 years ago on January 15, 1919.
The nearly 200 villagers have been asked to demolish their houses and leave by October 1, failing which they will be forcibly relocated
Over 400 militants-activists from nearly 60 countries are gathering in Winneba in Ghana to discuss the challenges before the working class and the possibilities of joint action