Articles containing the tag ‘NUMSA
By Oliver Ngwenya On Tuesday, November 11th, 2014

NUMSA Expulsion: Seven Other Unions Support Metalworkers

The plot is definitely thickening in the feud within the labour federation, Congress of South African Trade Unions(COSATU) and its affiliates over the expulsion of one of its feeder unions, National Union of Me... Read more »
By Robert Wiggill On Monday, July 14th, 2014

Numsa Strike Hitting Auto Producers Hard

American motor vehicle producer, Ford, have closed shop this week in South Africa, with Japanese automobile manufacturer, Toyota, apparently next in line to shut their doors temporarily this week. General Motor... Read more »
By Robert Wiggill On Friday, July 4th, 2014

NUMSA Strike Violence Continues

In excess of 100 factories on the East Rand of Johannesburg have resorted to shutting their doors in order to protect themselves from the threat of violence related to the Numsa strike happening currently. Nati... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Friday, July 4th, 2014

Employers Advise the Police to Prepare for a Violent NUMSA Strike

Twenty six people were arrested on Friday in the economic province of Gauteng following intimidation, public violence and malicious damage to property. This is in connection with the ongoing strike organised by... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Thursday, July 3rd, 2014

Rubber Bullets Fired at NUMSA Strike

The police had to fire rubber bullets to disperse strikers who were blocking the entrance to the power utility, Eskom’s Medupi Power Station on Thursday. Thursday was the third day of the National Union o... Read more »
By Ntokozo Sindane On Sunday, March 2nd, 2014

NUMSA to Add to List of SA Political Parties

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa has announced that it is preparing to launch a new political organisation aimed at dealing with the issues of a united working class. The announcement was made... Read more »
By Mvusi Ngubane On Wednesday, January 8th, 2014

No Change in the ANC Manifesto, Election Support Uncertain

According to a statement made by the African National Congress’s (ANC) secretary-general Gwede Mantashe earlier this week, South Africans should expect very little to change regarding the party’s ob... Read more »