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Press Releases

Unions under attack in Fry’s Metals v Numsa court case.

The Supreme Court of Appeal has rejected the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) leave to appeal in the Fry’s Metal case. This move seems to change the interpretation of the Labour Relations Act 187(c) and set a shocking precedent in the workplace on dismissals of workers. The battle has been going on […]

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Tough wage negotiations in the engineering and steel industry ahead for NUMSA

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa [NUMSA] and the Steel Engineering Industry Federation of South Africa [SEIFSA] will resume their first round of wage bargaining round on Thursday 05/05/2005 . Both parties will lock horns in negotiations to determine wages and working conditions of 310 000 workers employed in the engineering and steel […]

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NUMSA to declare a dispute with engineering and steel employers.

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa [NUMSA] will now declare a dispute with the Steel Engineering Industry Federation of South Africa [SEIFSA] in the second round of wage bargaining round tomorrow 10/05/2005 . This comes after the employer federation rejected all the union demands and failed to give a wage increase last week. […]

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Dispute at VWSA over outsourcing & incentive scheme

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa [NUMSA] has declared a dispute at the VWSA company in Uitenhage over incentive scheme and unilateral outsourcing of the packing department at the parts distribution division at Roodekop in Gauteng to a labour broker. The company has failed to resolve the dispute amicably and workers are considering […]

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Strike at VWSA inevitable over outsourcing

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa [NUMSA] has issued 72 hours notice for a protected strike action at VWSA Roodekop parts distribution. The strike will commence on the 19 th April 2005 and it will only involve 67 workers. This comes after the union balloted and 90% of the workforce overwhelmingly voted in […]

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NUMSA Declaration of the National bargaining Conference, 2005

NUMSA Declaration of the National Bargaining Conference, 2005 We, the 200 delegates of the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) representing over 200 000 members across the length and breadth of our country, gather in this historic occasion of the 2005 National Bargaining Conference to recommit ourselves to the bargaining obligations that maintain […]

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Numsa condemns death of two workers at TCE engineering company.

DATE : 19 April 2005 Johannesburg NUMSA PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NUMSA CONDEMNS DEATH OF TWO WORKERS AT TCE ENGINEERING COMPANY. Yesterday, the National Union Of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) uncompromisingly condemned the shooting of 15 workers by the director of the TCE Engineering plant in Benoni. As a results of the […]

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No guarantee for employment in the automobile companies.

DATE : 19 April 2005 Johannesburg NUMSA PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NO GUARANTEEE FOR EMPLOYMENT IN THE AUOTOMOBILE COMPANIES. There is much applause for the massive investments in the automobile sector and for the record 21,2% increase in vehicle sales over the first quarter of last year. The recent applause is on VWSA […]

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Numsa and Goodyear at loggerheads over labour broker.

DATE: 02 March 2005 Johannesburg Press release – for immediate release NUMSA AND GOODYEAR AT LOGGERHEADS OVER LABOUR BROKER. The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) has declared a dispute against Tyre making Goodyear S.A base in Uitenhage. The dispute relates to the company unilaterally employing 200 workers under the labour broker. The […]

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Dispute at VWSA over outsourcing and incentive scheme.

DATE: 25 January 2005 Johannesburg Press release – for immediate release DISPUTE AT VWSA OVER OUTSOURCING AND INCENTIVE SCHEME. The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) has declared a dispute at the VWSA company in Uitenhage over incentive scheme and unilateral outsourcing of the packing department at the parts distribution division at Roodekop […]

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