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NUMSA on Mercedes-Benz strike interdict

NUMSA on Mercedes-Benz strike interdict 20 May 2013 The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) will uphold the court decision after Mercedes-Benz successfully interdicted our unprotected strike at its plant in East London, Eastern Cape province. Our members have been engaging on lunch hour pickets, which escalated into full-blown unprotected strike action last […]

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Johnson Controls’ victory in Mexico

After three days of strike and local and international solidarity action, workers at a Johnson Controls plant (Resurrection) in Puebla, Mexico won recognition of freedom of association and agreement on an improved profit-sharing payment. On May 25, 342 workers at the plant, which produces interior components for BMW and Ford, signed affiliation cards for the […]

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Obituary of Mthuthuzeli Tom

Obituary of MTHUTHUZELI TOM Date of Birth: 07 September 1959 Date of Death: 26 August 2010 Place of Birth: Mpongo, Eastern Cape, South Africa Place of Death: East London, Eastern Cape, South Africa Gender: Male In Summary: A leader of the Labour movement, and activist and a leader of the ANC and SACP Early Life […]

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Motor workers settle and win!'Just-in-time' proved to be just out of time for auto manufacturers during the motor strike. One after the other closed down production and sent their workers home after a strike by motor components workers stopped their supplies coming. After a 6-day strike, motor workers were due to go back to work […]

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