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Victory for NUMSA as ALSTOM workers return to work.

Today, 300 Alstom workers returned to work after the company conceded defeat and agreed to transfer the 100 workers to other Alstom business units. This put an end to the three weeks successful strike action. The strike was a great victory and relief for workers whose jobs were in high risk. This strike will definitely […]

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300 ALSTOM workers on strike over retrenchments.

300 members of the National Union Of Metalworkers Of South Africa ( NUMSA ) at Alstom electrical elements manufacturing company based in Germiston are on an eight days protected strike action. The strike is about the company threatening to shed about 100 jobs. The strike will get sympathy support from other Alstom companies in Benoni […]

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NUMSA to strike in the automobile industry if all talks fail.

The National Union Of Metalworkers Of South Africa ( NUMSA ) has noted with anger the article published in The Star Business Report with a heading ” Numsa won’t strike even if wage talks fail”. We want to clarify a comedy of tactical fallacies and misinformation in the article. Firstly, the writer was either misinformed […]

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NUMSA condemns ISCOR’S monopoly prices and takeover by LNM.

The National Union Of Metalworkers Of South Africa ( NUMSA ) strongly condemns steel giant Iscor’s intentions to increase the prices of steel by an average 6% effectively from next month. The price increase is unacceptable and flies in the face of the sectorial engagement with the union, where Iscor promised to reduce the steel […]

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1300 ALSTOM wokers on solidarity strike over retrenchments.

Close to 1300 members of the National Union Of Metalworkers Of South Africa ( NUMSA ) staged a sympathy protest action today at Alstom Head office in Germiston. The protest action was over the Alstom electrical elements manufacturing company intentions to shed about 100 jobs. Alstom workers are on a three weeks strike. The company […]

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NUMSA is opposed to steel giant LNM takeover of ISCOR

The National Union Of Metalworkers Of South Africa ( NUMSA ) is opposed to the planned takeover of lSCOR by LNM group. The LNM group has filed a notice with the Competition Commission to takeover majority shareholding at lSCOR. The takeover has a number of serious problems and implications because it fails to look at […]

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