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Archive for June, 2009

General Motors South Africa looses a retrenchment case to NUMSA again

Today, Monday 29 June 2009 in the Durban Labour Court Honourable Justice Van Niekerk delivered a judgement on the interpretation of the judgement handed down on 17 June 2009 in Johannesburg Labour Court on the matter of retrenchments brought about by the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) against the worse employer in […]

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General Motors South Africa looses a retrenchment case to NUMSA again

Today, Monday 29 June 2009 in the Durban Labour Court Honourable Justice Van Niekerk delivered a judgement on the interpretation of the judgement handed down on 17 June 2009 in Johannesburg Labour Court on the matter of retrenchments brought about by the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) against the worse employer in […]

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NUMSA will tomorrow, Friday 26 June 2009 at 10:00 embark on a strike at Garankuwa based Giflo Engineering

 The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) will tomorrow, Friday 26 June 2009 at 10:00 embark on a strike action at Garankuwa (Gauteng) based Giflo Engineering (Bop) (Pty) over retrenchments. Giflo Engineering manufactures automotive components for Low Commercial Vehicles (LCVs), trucks and passenger vehicles. Among others this company is a supplier to Toyota […]

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NUMSA presses General Motors to pay fair compensation for all workers

NUMSA presses General Motors to pay fair compensation for all workers that it retrenched unfairly. The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) is pressing ahead for fair compensation to all workers who suffered unfair retrenchments from General Motors South Africa (GMSA). This follows the Johannesburg Labour Court (LC) ruling on 17 June 2009 […]

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NUMSA engages South Africa’s central bank against conservative and fundamentalist inflation targeting

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NUMSA wins a case against General Motors on unfair retrenchments

General Motors South Africa (GMSA) has today, June in the Labour Court, Johannesburg been exposed for what it is, a worse employer in the metals industry and perhaps even beyond. Since 2007 GMSA destroyed 1313 jobs through retrenchments and separation packages that have turned out not to be so much helpful to workers after losing […]

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Trevor Manuel’s utterances on 11 July 2009 at the World Economic Forum in Cape Town are disgusting

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) is disgusted by the comments made yesterday, 11 June 2009 by Mr Trevor Manuel at the World Economic Forum against labour.  Mr Manuel just went off-track and wildly alleged that trade unions are abusing their right to strike on socio-economic issues. We wish to state on […]

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NUMSA presented its case against General Motors South Africa’s illegal and unlawful retrenchments to the Labour Court today, 11 June 2009

NUMSA has today presented its case against unlawful and illegal retrenchments by General Motors South Africa. Today in the Labour Court, Johannesburg the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) presented its case against unlawful and illegal retrenchments instituted by General Motors South Africa (GMSA), the worst of all employers in the entire industry. […]

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NUMSA Strike is looming at Garamkuwa based Giflo Engineering (Bop) (Pty) (June 8, 2009 – 12:50 PM)

NUMSA Strike is looming at Garamkuwa based Giflo Engineering (Bop) (Pty) Ltd which supplies components to Toyota South Africa (SA) The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) and the Garamkuwa (Gauteng) based Giflo Engineering (Bop) (Pty) Ltd which supplies automotive components to Toyota SA have until Wednesday 17 June 2009 to resolve a […]

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NUMSA Strike is looming at Garamkuwa based Giflo Engineering (Bop) (Pty)

NUMSA Strike is looming at Garamkuwa based Giflo Engineering (Bop) (Pty) Ltd which supplies components to Toyota South Africa (SA) The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) and the Garamkuwa (Gauteng) based Giflo Engineering (Bop) (Pty) Ltd which supplies automotive components to Toyota SA have until Wednesday 17 June 2009 to resolve a […]

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