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Numsa members picket at Eskom in Bloemfontein

JOHANNESBURG, February 9 – Disgruntled members of the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) employed at Eskom in Bloemfontein say they will picket against unsafe working conditions on Friday. “Members of Numsa in Bloemfontein are fed up with Eskom management at the Eskom Customer Network Centre in Bloemfontein. They will be picketing against victimisation […]

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Numsa condemns Eskom decision to re-instate Matshela Koko, threatens legal steps

JOHANNESBURG, January 6 – The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) has condemns the decision by the Eskom board to re-instate former acting CEO Matshela Koko and acting head of group capital Prish Govender to their positions, and threatened legal action over the “seemingly bogus disciplinary process”. Koko was disciplined for nepotism and […]

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Numsa to meet Whirlpool management over workers strike impasse

JOHANNESBURG, November 15 – The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) said on Wednesday that its members will meet with the management team at appliance manufacturer, Whirlpool, in Kwa-Zulu Natal to discuss the ongoing strike at the firm. Whirlpool is one of the biggest producers of household appliances with a range of dishwashers, dryers, hobs, stoves, and […]

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Workers on strike for union recognition at Toyota’s subsidiary

JOHANNESBURG, October 23 – The Liberated Metalworkers Union of South Africa’s (Limusa) strike at Toyota Tsusho Africa in Durban, entered its fourth day on Monday. Limusa, an affiliate of the Congress of SA Trade Unions (Cosatu), said that the protected industrial action was as a result of the company’s refusal to grant the union organisational rights as […]