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NUMSA to intensify strike

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) held successful marches in Randburg and Cape Town, yesterday Monday September 09, 2013. Both marches were attended by thousands of workers cheaply exploited and subjected to racialised apartheid low wages in garages, components manufacturers, truck body and trailer builders, panel beaters, spare shops, car and parts […]

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NUMSA and FAWU’s pickets on Land Redistribution

Details of NUMSA and FAWU rallies and pickets in demand of Land Redistribution and Agrarian Transformation in South Africa. Today, Wednesday 19 June 2013, is our National Day of Action, to demand land redistribution and agrarian transformation in South Africa under the slogan “Mawubuye Umhlaba”. Approximately 20 000 members of Numsa and Fawu will go […]

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Looming strike at Formscaff

Formscaff is an engineering sector company comprising of around 30 plants across the country whose Head Office is based in KZN. Since all plants are affected by the same problem, national strike could be expected to shake-up the company to come to its senses. “There are no ‘standards’; meaning agreed, normal ways of running a […]

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Labour Brokers

The workers have spoken – labour brokers must goOctober 7 was declared as an international day of action against precarious work (such as that created by labour brokers) and the casualisation of jobs. Cosatu’s 10th National Congress vowed to support it through lunch-time demonstrations, pickets and in some cases marches. From Madibeng to Port Elizabeth […]

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BRT to cheapen travel

BRT to cheapen travel Paulina Mohale The South African government through the department of transport wants to introduce a new system called the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system in time for the 2010 World Cup. It claims that this will bring flexible, fast and comfortable low cost transport in cities such as Bloemfontein, Tshwane, Durban, […]

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Dear Judy

Dear JudyI write this letter to seek help and advice as a new shop steward.First of all I would like to know the term of a local organiser to lead the workers in the area that we are working in.Secondly, I'm concerned about Numsa in Madibeng, Brits. It seems like our leaders are those who […]

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Metalworkers are all set to ensure the ANC win in the next general elections

Come icy storm rains or high winds, the ANC is coming back again. The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) regions say the industrial election campaigns in most firms have already kicked off to ensure a landslide victory for the ANC whether icy conditions, roaring gales or prolonged rains falls in the way. […]

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Metalworkers are all set to ensure the ANC win in the next general elections (February 11, 2009 – 10:50 AM)

Come icy storm rains or high winds, the ANC is coming back again.  The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) regions say the industrial election campaigns in most firms have already kicked off to ensure a landslide victory for the ANC whether icy conditions, roaring gales or prolonged rains falls in the way. […]

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Dear Judy

  Dear JudyWe would like to know if it is legal for the company to refuse child care leave and use workers' leave days to cover for short-time.Confused workers, VWSA Dear comradesWe forwarded your query to your VWSA shop stewards. This is how they responded: The company cannot refuse any worker child care leave as […]

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Shopfloor

Overspending arms dealer to retrench thousandsMziwakhe HlanganiState arms manufacturer Denel got off to a bad start this year after it emerged that it could lay-off more than a thousand workers. This comes despite government's injection of R4,1 billion of taxpayers’ money into Denel’s grand restructuring and export programmes. At least 125 workers in the aviation […]

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