In The News South Africa

Gautrain workers down tools

JOHANNESBURG, June 29 – Workers affiliated to the National Union of Metalworkers of SA (Numsa) at Bombela Maintenance Company (BMC) have gone on strike at the Gautrain over unmet benefit demands. The Bombela Concession Company, the parent company of BMC, was appointed by the Gauteng provincial government to design, build, operate, maintain and partially finance the Gautrain project. […]

In The News South Africa

Numsa reiterates view that proposed new labour laws will result in “slave wages”

JOHANNESBURG, June 27 -The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa said on Wednesday it was concerned that the South African Federation of Trade Unions (Saftu), to which it is affiliated, and other workers’ groups had been excluded from making submissions to the National Council of Provinces on contentious new labour legislation. Numsa reiterated its position that proposed […]