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Archive for April, 2009

Dejected and downcast, but battled permanent incapacity to the bitterest end (April 20, 2009 – 12:38 PM)

A Hillside Aluminium operator who was diagnosed with a psychological Bipolar disorder condition has managed to keep his emotions in check even after a company doctor ordered that he must be fired for incapacity.  But, this week Sibusiso Kunene could not keep his cool any more.  He decided to stand his ground against the occupational […]

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Defy is edged on going kaput for defending managers’ benefits (April 20, 2009 – 12:43 PM)

Electrical appliances manufacturer Defy may be teetering on the brink of going bust as the national strike in protest against “unjust retrenchments” begins on Tuesday (14th April, 2009).  The National Union of Metalworkers of SA (Numsa) representing more than 4 000 employees in the company, has issued notice to embark on a secondary strike in […]

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Numsa job security conference: “It’s all systems go” (April 20, 2009 – 1:22 PM)

The metalworkers’ giant (Numsa) is to hold a three-day conference to map-out implementation of an all-inclusive, localized programme for job retention and sustainable employment opportunities. Numsa’s four largest regions including Ekurhuleni, Wits Central Sedibeng and Tshwane, in conjunction with employers associations in the steel, motor component and engineering sectors will chart the way forward on […]

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Bus builder keeps on braking new rules (April 20, 2009 – 5:41 PM)

Cash-trapped bus body manufacturer is breaking new rules one after another after he repeatedly failed to pay his employees their weekly wages.  The broke owner of Santini bus body building enterprise has allegedly disappeared into thin air when workers, shop stewards and union officials visited his East of Johannesburg’s Springs industrial plant office, to inquire […]

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Bus builder keeps on braking new rules

Cash-trapped bus body manufacturer is breaking new rules one after another after he repeatedly failed to pay his employees their weekly wages. The broke owner of Santini bus body building enterprise has allegedly disappeared into thin air when workers, shop stewards and union officials visited his East of Johannesburg’s Springs industrial plant office, to inquire […]

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Numsa job security conference: “It’s all systems go”

The metalworkers’ giant (Numsa) is to hold a three-day conference to map-out implementation of an all-inclusive, localized programme for job retention and sustainable employment opportunities. Numsa’s four largest regions including Ekurhuleni, Wits Central Sedibeng and Tshwane, in conjunction with employers associations in the steel, motor component and engineering sectors will chart the way forward on […]

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Defy is edged on going kaput for defending managers’ benefits

Electrical appliances manufacturer Defy may be teetering on the brink of going bust as the national strike in protest against “unjust retrenchments” begins on Tuesday (14th April, 2009). The National Union of Metalworkers of SA (Numsa) representing more than 4 000 employees in the company, has issued notice to embark on a secondary strike in […]

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Dejected and downcast, but battled permanent incapacity to the bitterest end

A Hillside Aluminium operator who was diagnosed with a psychological Bipolar disorder condition has managed to keep his emotions in check even after a company doctor ordered that he must be fired for incapacity. But, this week Sibusiso Kunene could not keep his cool any more. He decided to stand his ground against the occupational […]

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Tyre manufacturers, metalworkers and traffic policing agencies on the campaign trail to cut road accident fatalities (April 2, 2009 – 5:15 PM)

“There is no such thing as accident, it is a fate misnamed.”  This message put in plain words by the world-renowned humorist and writer Mark Twain sometime ago, has necessitated that the National Union of Metalworkers of SA (Numsa) in conjunction with SA Tyre Manufacturers Conference (SATMC) and the SA Municipal Workers Union (Samwu) pay […]

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Tyre manufacturers, metalworkers and traffic policing agencies on the campaign trail to cut road accident fatalities

“There is no such thing as accident, it is a fate misnamed.” This message put in plain words by the world-renowned humorist and writer Mark Twain sometime ago, has necessitated that the National Union of Metalworkers of SA (Numsa) in conjunction with SA Tyre Manufacturers Conference (SATMC) and the SA Municipal Workers Union (Samwu) pay […]

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