NUMSA commemorates the 100 year anniversary of the Russian Revolution

Archive for February, 2006

Embattled arms dealer Denel plans to retrench 7000 workers

Arms manufacturer Denel is poised to lay- off 7 000 employees as new management adopted “tough decisions” to recoup R1, 6 billion profit losses. Shaun Liebenberg, the newly appointed chief executive officer who took over the reigns from Victor Moche last June has recently announced radical restructuring plans. These tough changes to Denel’s strategic directions […]

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NUMSA mounts epic legal wrangles, scoring more than R4-million.

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) has set the scene for marathon legal battles, after winning more than R4-million in dismissals lawsuits. NUMSA has launched its operation “Mababuyiselwe” (reinstatement) campaign and won more than R1, 8 million compensation on behalf of 29 members. The workers were unlawfully dismissed for allegedly participating in […]

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Numsa elated over Mbeki jobs plan to beneit mostly metalworkers

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) has strongly welcomed President Thabo Mbeki’s programme to enhance massive job creation and skills training opportunities to benefit metalworkers. President Mbeki’s intervention through the Accelerated Shared Growth and Initiative (ASGISA) explains government’s seriousness to speedily respond to the country’s skills mismatch challenges, unemployment crisis and poverty […]

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