NUMSA commemorates the 100 year anniversary of the Russian Revolution

Archive for April, 2007

Numsa unveils its black empowerment demands for workers

The National Union of Metalworkers plans to capitalize on the backlash against real empowerment of workers by using the fabulously rich black elite to lock them out of black empowerment transactions. In a bold stance, Numsa’s National Bargaining Conference which resumes today (Tuesday 24 April, 2007) at Randburg Towers Conference Centre, Johannesburg will map out […]

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Numsa and Nissan deadlocked over “too little” severance packages

Nissan SA Motor which threatened to retrench 410 employees this week has been plunged into another controversy – this time after demanding to offer meager voluntary severance packages equivalent to amounts it awarded five years ago. The furore erupted after Numsa reached an in principle agreement with Nissan to replace anticipated forced retrenchments this week […]

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Numsa pushes for surplus distribution before new amendments

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) and Financial Service Board’s (FSB) whirlwind relationship over redistribution of the pension surplus has suddenly come to an end. Numsa, instead is set to lock horns again with employer bodies, including Steel Engineering Industries Federation of SA (Seifsa) to ensure surplus payments were effected before the […]

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Numsa talks tough on motor retailers’ refusal to agency shop

The giant metalworkers union has strongly warned that employers in the motor retail industry run the risk of losing credibility to thousands of its company members, for rejecting agency shop demands. Jakkie Olivier, executive director of the Motor Retail Industry said a dispute certificate issued this week would be urgently reviewed. The industry further threatened […]

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